Australia Victoria Richmond
Medal - Cremorne School Prize, The Victoria Medal 1882 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Awarded to: Bird, William

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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.

Physical Description

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.

Obverse Description

Head of Queen Victoria left; around, + THE VICTORIA MEDAL in tiny letters below the cross, STOKES & MARTIN MELBOURNE

Reverse Description

Around and within a wreath, Presd. by J. COVERLID, Chairman Board of Advice / Presented to / William Bird / DUX / CREMORNE SCHOOL / 2084 / Dec. 1882 / RICHMOND

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