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Medal Commemorative Australian Federation

From the Collection of Anglesea and District Historical Society 5B McMillan Street Anglesea Victoria

Description
Star shapped medal issued in 1898 tocommemorate the forthcoming Commonweath of Australia - a map of Australia in the centre divided into six states/colonies, each state represented by a ray - inscribed around the circumferance and with provision for a pin to be attached with hole and metal ring on the top ray of star. Back of medal perfectly plain.
Size
Dia: 30mm
Object Registration
00566
Keywords
medal, commemorative, australian federation
Historical information
Ref/ Car. 1898/2.
When Made
1898
Made By
Stokes (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Map of Australia within ring.
Around ring: "AUSTRALIA'S COMMONWEALTH" *3.6.98*
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:12AM