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Medal commemorating Prince Alfred Visit to Bendigo

From the Collection of Bendigo Historical Society Specimen Cottage 178 - 189 Hargreaves Street Bendigo Victoria

Description
Pewter like metal medal commemorating the visit to Bendigo of Prince Alfred in 1867 with a 2 mm hole drilled on the crest. A piece of 8 mm orange ribbon is threaded through the hole.

Obverse
Engraved around the edge
“To commemorate the visit of HRH Prince Alfred Duke of Edinburgh KG to Australia” In the centre of the medal is an engraving of a sailing ship. Below the ship are the words “HMAS GALATEA 1867”

Reverse
A pattern of a trailing vine is engraved around the edge of the medal. In the centre is a head and shoulders profile of Prince Alfred. Around the profile are the words “HRH DUKE OF EDINBRGH”
Size
Diameter 4.7.cm x 4 mm
Object Registration
7900.3
When Made
1867
Last updated
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