Summary

Australia
Episcopal Conference Medal, 1970
Mint: Royal Australian Mint for Matthey Garrett Set no 353
Other Details: Medal issued to commemorate the 1970 Episcopal Conference, held in Australia. It shows Pope Paul VI and eight bishops. The medal was received in a red velvet box.

Physical Description

Large gold medal issued to commemorate the Episcopal Conference held in Australia in 1970 Bust left; around, PAULUS VI PONTIF MAXIMUS Eight Bishops seated around Pope below arch and before Cross; around, EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE AUSTRALIA 1970

Obverse Description

Bust left; around, PAULUS VI PONTIF MAXIMUS

Reverse Description

Eight Bishops seated around Pope below arch and before Cross; around, EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE AUSTRALIA 1970

Edge Description

18CT 0353

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Public Life & Institutions

  • Acquisition Information

    Cultural Gifts Donation (Possible) from Brendan A. Hunt, 12 1980

  • Date Issued

    1970 AD

  • Issued By

    Australia

  • Mint

    Matthey Garrett Pty. Ltd., 1970
    There seems to be some confusion as to the mint, Car. 1970/36, part of the same series given to Royal Australian Mintand bears same artist's initials.

  • Person Depicted

    Pope Paul VI

  • Inscriptions

    18CT 0353 (edge) Bust left; around, PAULUS VI PONTIF MAXIMUS (obverse) Eight Bishops seated around Pope below arch and before Cross; around, EPISCOPAL CONFERENCE AUSTRALIA 1970 (reverse)

  • Series

    Australian Commemorative Medals

  • Material

    Gold

  • Axis

    12

  • Classification

    Medals, Commemorative, Religions

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Numismatics

  • Type of item

    Object

  • Dimensions

    54.518 g (Weight)

  • Exhibition Collection Management

    43 mm (Width)
    Width = Diameter

  • Shape

    round

  • References

    Car.1970/52

  • Keywords

    Religions