Summary

Australia Victoria
Medal - Shire of Otway Victorian Sesquicentenary 1985 (AD)
Mint: Brim
Other Details: A gold-plated medal issued by the Shire of Otway, President, Councillors and ratepayers to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. The Shire of Otway was founded in 1919, a date also commemorated on the medal. The Shire was amalgamated to form the Colac-Otway Shire Council in 1994.

Physical Description

A gold-plated medal issued by the Shire of Otway, President, Councillors and ratepayers to commemorate the sesquicentenary of Victoria in 1984-5. It features a shield surmounted by small shield bearing Southern Cross and supported by emu (not touching shield) and kangaroo, the shield bears a cow, orchard and map depicting rivers, and the sesquicentenary logo.

Obverse Description

Within broad rim formed by rlinecircle, a shield surmounted by small shield bearing Southern Cross and supported by emu (not touching shield) and kangaroo, the shield bears a cow, orchard and map depicting rivers; around, THE PRESIDENT COUNCILLORS & RATEPAYERS OF THE SHIRE OF OTWAY . 1919 .

Reverse Description

Logo of the Victorian sesquicentenary; below, VICTORIA 150 / GROWING TOGETHER 1984-5 at rim in small letters the mint name, BRIM MELB

Edge Description

Plain

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