Summary

Australia Victoria
Medal - Shire of Wimmera, Victorian Sesquicentenary 1985 (AD)
Mint: Brim
Other Details: A gold-plated medal issued by the Shire of Wimmera to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. The Wimmera district lies between the Western District in the south, and the Mallee in the north, stretching from Stawell and Donald in the east to the South Australian border. The Shire of Wimmera was proclaimed on 4 March 1864. On 20 January 1995 the Shire of Wimmera was split between the new Horsham Rural City Council and Yarriambiack Shire Council.

Physical Description

A gold-plated medal issued by the Shire of Wimmera to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features two crossed shield, the left with lion rampant left above h, the right with sheep standing fafing left above wheat-sheaf and the sesquicentenary logo

Obverse Description

Wihtin broad rim formed by beaded circle, two crossed shield, the left with lion rampant left above h, the right with sheep standing fafing left above wheat-sheaf above and below on ribbon, DIEU AIDE; around SHIRE OF WIMMERA * HORSHAM *

Reverse Description

Logo of the Victorian sesquicentenary; below, VICTORIA 150 / GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5 at rim in small letters the mint name, BRIM MELB

Edge Description

Plain

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