Commemorative 1988 Australian Bicentenary issue of the 'holey dollar', branded with the Kodak and Australian Bicentenary Logo and placed in a custom, felt lined leather wallet marked 'The Kodak Holey Dollar'.
The packaging describes the 'holey dollar' as Australia's first coin. It was the first coin minted in Australia after colonisation.
This object was donated as part of the Kodak Oral History Project. It complements the Kodak Heritage Collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.
Circular medallion with hole in centre, engraved on both sides. Housed in original black velvet-lined leather pouch with silver text on cover and black and white informational cardboard insert.
Raised edge with circle of raised dots on inner edge, latin text and shield around central hole with text engraved around hole
Raised edge with circle of raised dots on inner edge, engraved flora and text around hole in centre with lined circle at inner edge.
Donation from Mr John Lemcke - Kodak (Australasia) Pty. Ltd., 23 Feb 2015
Type of item
3 mm (Depth), 32 mm (Outside Diameter)
Dimensions of medal
Overall Dimensions - Closed
75 mm (Width), 13 mm (Depth), 75 mm (Height)
Case Dimensions. Closed.