Australia New South Wales Sydney
Sydney Mint Medal of Edward VII in bronze
Mint: Sydney
Other Details: Medal issued by the Sydney Branch of the Royal Mint, designed by George William de Saulles. Saulles was a sculptor, designer and engraver. He served as assistant to Leonard Charles Wyon at the London Mint and in 1892 was appointed chief engraver, serving until 1903. He designed and engraved coins used in many countries.

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of Edward VII faciing left, around, EDWARDVS VII REX ET IMPERATOR on truncation in tiny letters the artist's initials, DES.

Reverse Description

Arms of the Royal Mint with Tower of London and Tudor Rose to left and right of crown; around above, SYDNEY BRANCH OF THE ROYAL MINT below, ESTABLISHED 1855

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