This medal issued by M.R. Roberts from the Wynyard Coin Centre in Sydney to commemorate the 1983 Melbourne Cup. It features the champion race horse Phar Lap and jockey Jim Pike, who won the 1930 Melbourne Cup.

Physical Description

Circular gilt metal medallion. One side has an image of the Melbourne Cup Trophy. Other side has an image of a horse and jockey running passed the winning post at a racetrack. Both sides have raised borders.

Obverse Description

At centre the Melbourne Cup with the date 1983 on its base; around, 123rd. MELBOURNE CUP

Reverse Description

Horse running to right passed winning post, around above, PHAR LAP 1930 WINNER below, JIM PIKE / JOCKEY

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