Summary

Australia Western Australia Museum Perth
Medal - Western Australia Museum, Thaler of Hamburg, 1620 ; c. 1998 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: One of four medals struck for the Western Australia Museum with designs based on coins recovered from the wreck of the Batavia. The obverse reproduces the design of a 1620 thaler of Hamburg while the reverse provides details and the serial number of this medal - 87 out of 100.

Physical Description

Silver medal of the Western Australia Museum with design based on coin recovered from the wreck of the Batavia. The obverse reproduces the design of a 1620 thaler of Hamburg while the reverse provides details and the serial number of this medal - 87 out of 100

Obverse Description

View of the city gates with three towers behind, the date of the original coin around the towers, 1 6 2 0; around, MONETA NOVA . CIVITATIS . HAMBURGENSIS

Reverse Description

At centre within a circle formrd by beads, THALER / OF HAMBURG / 1620 / BATAVIA WRECK / 87 / 100 around, WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM

Edge Description

Plain

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