Australia Victoria Melbourne
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Awarded to: Not issued
Other Details: Medal commemorating 'George Coppin of pleasant memory'. Coppin (1819-1906) was a theatre manager, showman and politician. In 1858 he staged Australia's first balloon ascent from Coppin Gardens.
Previous Collections: George McArthur

Obverse Description

Bust of George Coppin, laureate, facing left; around above, GEORGE COPPIN OF PLEASANT MEMORY

Reverse Description

Crowned olive wreath - no engraving at centre

Edge Description


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