Historical information

Various importance.

Physical description

Various small items in box.

Includes white metal Centenary of Melbourne Medal 1934 /35. There were 325600 made and issued to school children ( two were produced in gold.)

Obverse shows Yarra river with Melbourne outline in background. Reverse sailing ship harbour and whale.

Portland was Victoria's first settlement in 1834. Melbourne's settlement with John Batmen a year later.

Inscriptions & markings

Obverse Centenary Melbourne 1835. Reverse Centenary of Victoria 1834.