Australia Victoria Melbourne
Laying of the Foundation Stone of the Melbourne Town Hall 1867 (AD)
Mint: Stokes, T.
Awarded to: Library & Art Gallery
Other Details: This medal is one of 26 made to mark the occasion of the laying of the foundation stone of the Melbourne Town Hall by the Duke of Edinburgh in 1867. Medals were issued to the Queen, mayor and councillors, architect, builders, town clerk and the Museum.

Obverse Description

Uniformed bust left; around, H.R.H. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, VISITED VICTORIA. 1867

Reverse Description

View of Town Hall; around, LAID FOUNDATION STONE OF THE TOWN HALL, MELBOURNE; in exergue, 29 NOV; in tiny letters, T.STOKES MELB.

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