Australia Victoria
Queen Victoria Jubilee, Shire of Ripon 1887 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Other Details: Queen Victoria's 50th jubilee in 1887 was celebrated the great enthusiasm throughout the British Empire. This medal was one of many issued by local governments to commemorate the occasion. This medal was issued by the Shire of Ripon, in north-central Victoria, settled during the gold rushes and later dependent on grazing, logging, wheat farming and grape vines. The medal names T.R. Oddie are Shire President.

Obverse Description

Head of Queen Victoria facing left, wearing veil and coronet; Around, VICTORIA'S JUBILEE Below, 1887. No inscription on truncation of Queen's neck.

Reverse Description

At centre within broad rim Shire Arms with dragon supporters, motto on ribbon below, FOY EST TOUT; below, 1863. Around on broad rim, SHIRE OF RIPON * T. R. ODDIE PRESIDENT *

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