Summary

Australia Victoria Ballarat
Medal - Shire of Ballarat Victorian Sesquicentenary 1985 (AD)
Mint: Brim
Other Details: A copper medal issued by the Shire of Ballarat to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features the Shire Arms which depicts themes of rural and mining industry and the motto PRAEVIUS and the sesquicentenary logo.

Physical Description

A copper medal issued by the Shire of Ballarat to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features the Shire Arms which depicts themes of rural and mining industry and the motto PRAEVIUS and the sesquicentenary logo.

Obverse Description

At centre above a ribbon with the motto PRAEVIUS, the Ballarat Coat of Arms with two female supoporters, the ond on the left carries scales and a cornucopiae, the other dividers and a scroll, the shield is quartered and depicts an anvil (?), a golden fleece, a wheat sheaf and crossed mining tools; around, WITH COMPLIMENTS FROM . SHIRE OF BALLARAT .

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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