Melbourne Regatta prize medal, dated 1888.
The medal was made by W.J. Taylor. William Joseph Taylor, a London medallist and dealer, had tried to set up a mint in Melbourne in the early 1850s and retained links to the city.

Obverse Description

Nude male figure reclining on floating bed amongst reeds holding a paddle.

Reverse Description

Engraved text framed by wreath.

Edge Description


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