Australia Victoria Geelong
Jubilee of "Larpent" anchoring in Corio Bay 1899 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Medal issued in 1899 to mark the fiftieth jubilee of the 'Larpent' anchoring in Corio Bay on 28 June 1849. It was commissioned by a passenger on that voyage, James Oddie, who later became a successful Ballarat businessman and politician.
Previous Collections: George McArthur
Sailing ship 'Larpent' under full sail right; above, "LARPENT" JUBILEE; below, 28TH. JUNE 1899
Above a spray of rose, thistle, shamrock and wattle; PRESENTED / -BY- / JAS. ODDIE ESQ. / - CHAIRMAN - / IN COMMEMORATION OF / THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY / OF ANCHORING IN / CORIO BAY / (image of anchor) / 28. JUNE 1849
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15/3/1976
(edge) (obverse) (reverse)
Type of item
3.85 g (Weight)
[Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.