Australia New South Wales Lithgow
Queen Victoria's Jubilee 1897 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Other Details: Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee in 1897 was celebrated the great enthusiasm throughout the British Empire. It prompted many Australian local governments to issue commemorative medals. This gilded bronze medal was issued by the Town of Lithgow and names John James as Mayor.

Obverse Description

QUEEN VICTORIA'S 60TH YEAR OF REIGN/* 1837 TO 1897/(around rim:STOKES 7 SONS ; Jugate busts, young & old Queen Victoria

Reverse Description

DIAMOND JUBILEE, LITHGOW JOHN JAMES, MAYOR.97/1897 Diamond central recessed part of the rev., kangaroo l.,emu r., shield btwn

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