Summary

Australia New South Wales
New South Wales Centennial 1888 (AD)
Captain Cook (cast medal)
Mint: unknown
Other Details: New South Wales bronze centennial medal, issued in 1888. The obverse featuresa bust of Captain Cook; the reverse features a map of Australia showing the Colonies.
Previous Collections: John Sharples

Obverse Description

Bust of Cook facing left within medallion, around on medallion, CAPTAIN COOK THE MEDALLION IS SET BETWEEN TWO FLAGS; ABOVE THE MEDALLION AND BETWEEN THE TOPS OF THE FLAGE, centenary / 1888

Reverse Description

Map of Australia showing colonies named as; WEST/AUSTLIA / NORTH/AUSTLIA / SOUTH AUSTLIA / QUEENS/LAND NEW SOUTH/WALES/ VICTIA

Edge Description

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