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Plaque. Centenary of Government and Gold discovery.

From the Collection of Ballan Shire Historical Society 45-47 Steiglitz St Ballan Victoria

Description
A round bronze medallion set in a green baize lift out in a black presentation case.
It is a 1951 Commemorative Plaque to mark the Centenary of Government in Victoria and Centenary of the Discovery of Gold.
There is a printed insert card describing the obverse and reverse sides of the Medallion.
Size
Medallion- 6.3 cm Dia. Case- 11 cm H x 9.5 cm W x 2.5 cm D
Object Registration
VBSH 00912
Keywords
medallion, plaque, shire of ballan, centenary of government
Historical information
The item is a Plaque struck in 1951 to celebrate the Centenary of Government in Victoria and the Centenary of the discovery of gold.
When Made
1951
Made By
The Government of Victoria.
Inscriptions & Markings
"Presented to the Shire of Ballan 1951" is engraved on the reverse side.
"1851" and "1951" are marked on the lining of the cover of the box.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:11AM