Australia New South Wales Deniliquin
Queen Victoria's Jubilee 1887 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Other Details: Issued by Mayor of Deniliquin
Queen Victoria's 50th jubilee in 1887 was celebrated the great enthusiasm throughout the British Empire. This medal one of many issued by local governments to commemorate the occasion, was issued by the Municipality of Deniliquin. It names G. Chandler as Mayor. Deniliquin is situated on the Edward River in south western New South Wales.The Municipality of Deniliquin was constituted on 19 December 1868, and became a hub of rural industry in the Riverina district.

Obverse Description

Head of Queen Victoria facing left, wearing veil and coronet; Around, VICTORIA'S JUBILEE Below, 1887. Inscription on truncation of Queen's neck: H.S.

Reverse Description

At centre within broad ornate, zigzag border TOWN HALL DENILIQUIN ; In exergue: G.CHANDLER/MAYOR Town Hall building

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