Australia Victoria Richmond
Medal - Cremorne School Prize, The Victoria Medal 1882 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Awarded to: Bird, William
This is a school prize medal that features a portrait of Queen Victoria (artistically based on the head on the 1880 Melbourne Exhibition prize medal). This silver example was won by William Bird, the dux of the Cremorne School, Richmond, in 1882.
A silverprize medal (38 mm diameter) awarded to the school dux in 1882. It has a Stokes & Martin standard "The Victoria Medal" obverse with a crowned and veiled head of Queen Victoria facing left.
Head of Queen Victoria left; around, + THE VICTORIA MEDAL in tiny letters below the cross, STOKES & MARTIN MELBOURNE
Around and within a wreath, Presd. by J. COVERLID, Chairman Board of Advice / Presented to / William Bird / DUX / CREMORNE SCHOOL / 2084 / Dec. 1882 / RICHMOND
Donation from Ethel Ingram, 29 Sep 1982
Obverse: + THE VICTORIA MEDAL in tiny letters bllow the cross, STOKES & MARTIN MELBOURNE Reverse: Presd. by J. COVERLID, Chairman Board of Advice / Presented to / William Bird / DUX / CREMORNE SCHOOL / 2084 / Dec. 1882 / RICHMOND
Type of item
38 mm (Outside Diameter), 26.56 g (Weight)
Exhibition Collection Management
39 mm (Width)