Summary

Australia South Australia Adelaide
Medal - Adelaide Exhibition 1887 Commemorative
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Other Details: A gilt commemorative (23 mm diameter), it features a profile portrait bust of Queen Victoria crowned and wearing a long veil facing left with a little of her right eye showing and a front view of the Adelaide Exhibition Building with flags flying. It was originally struck with a loop, but it has been broken off. This exhibition opened in June 1887 and closed in January 1888.

Physical Description

A gilt commemorative (23 mm diameter), it features a profile portrait bust of Queen Victoria crowned and wearing a long veil facing left with a little of her right eye showing and a front view of the Adelaide Exhibition Building with flags flying. It was originally struck with a loop, but it has been broken off.

Obverse Description

At centre, a near profile portrait bust of Queen Victoria crowned and wearing a long veil facing left with a little of her right eye showing; around, VICTORIA'S JUBILEE 1887

Reverse Description

At centre, a front view of the Adelaide Exhibition Building with flags flying. in exergue, ADELAIDE / EXHIBITION

Edge Description

Plain

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