Australia New South Wales Sydney
Products of New South Wales for the Paris Universal Exhibition 1867 (AD)
Other Details: This is a bronze medal struck at the Sydney Mint with dies provided from L.C. Wyon in London. It commemorates an exhibition of the Products of New South Wales to select entries for the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1867.
A bronze medal struck at the Sydney Mint with dies provided from L.C. Wyon in London. It features a portrait of Queen Victoria and notes the Products of New South Wales exhibition to select entries for the Paris Universal Exhibition of 1867
At centre, young head of Queen Victoria wearing coronet facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN below in small letters the artist's name, L.C.WYON.
At centre within a beaded circle abd between a branch of banksia and a small olive wreath, PRODUCTS/ OF NEW/ SOUTH WALES / SYDNEY around, PARIS UNIVERSAL EXHIBITION/1867 around
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Royal Mint, Sydney Branch
Probably 1867 but may have been 1866, the date on the medal refering to the Paris Exhibition.
Plain (edge) VICTORIA QUEEN/L.C.WYON. Young head of Queen Victoria, facing l., (obverse) PARIS UNIVERSAL EXHIBITION/1867 around PRODUCTS/OF NEW/SOUTH WALES/ SYDNEY (reverse)
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