Summary

Australia
Schools medal for First Parliament 1901 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Other Details: Gilt bronze medal issued to school children to commemorate the opening of the first Australian parliament, held in Melbourne in 1901.

Physical Description

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Obverse Description

Busts of Queen Victoria and Edward VII; above, AUST. COMMONWEALTH / EST.1.JAN.1901 / 63RD OF VICTORIA, R.I.; below, FIRST PARLIAMENT OPENED / MAY 1901 / 1ST OF EDWARD VII; below, WA TAS NSW VIC SA QLD

Reverse Description

Busts of Duke and Duchess; above, OPENING OF THE FIRST / FEDERAL PARLIAMENT; below, T.R.H. / THE DUKE & DUCHESS OF CORNWALL / AND YORK / MELBOURNE, MAY 1901

Edge Description

Plain

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