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AUSTRALIA COINS : HISTORICAL AND OTHER MEDALLIONS
Lot
Description
Status
6165
1853 Cessation of Transport Tasmania medal. White metal, 53mm C-1853/2. EF, prooflike fields. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
6166
1853 Cessation of Transport Tasmania medal. White metal, 53mm, gVF. C-1853/2. (P)
 SOLD at A$300
6167
1856 Lieutenant Governor Edward Macarthur Medal for Military & Civil Merit. Also to commemorate the Volunteer movement in Australia. It did not get past the pattern stage. AE, 33mm. Designed by Ludwig Becker, dies cut by Julius Hogarth & struck at the Sydney Mint. Forrer incorrectly considered it a pattern for an Australian ½d. In 2008 Les Carlisle correctly published as C-1856/1. Mintage 6 in gold, 6 in silver & 12 in copper making a total of 24 in all metals, struck at the Royal Mint, Sydney. Only one other bronze & one silver having been seen in recent decades. aUNC. Extremely Rare. Ex John Beagle & Dave Allen collections. (P)
 SOLD at A$3500
6168
1867 Products of New South Wales Paris Universal Exhibition medal. Head of QV wearing coronet rev. Inscription, edge impressed 'For Services. Thomas O'Neill' AE, 39mm by LC Wyon struck at the Sydney Mint. VF scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
6169
1867 Prince Alfred visit medal. Bust of Prince Alfred left rev HMS Galatea. WM 47mm lustrous gEF. C-1867/2 Cat $300+
 SOLD at A$130
6170
1868 Prince Alfred visit to Tasmania. Bust of HRH Duke of Edinburgh rev inscription. WM 47mm Small ek, VF. C-1868/1. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$75
6171
1868 Acclimatization Society Victoria award medal C-1868/3 57mm by F Landseer & JS & AB Wyon. Chocolate aU. The society folded in 1872. Rare, very few issued. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$500
6172
1872 Opening of the Victorian Exhibition medal. WM, 47mm by Stokes & Martin. C-1872/3 (this medal) gEF. Scarce so nice. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
6173
1872 Opening of the Victorian Exhibition medal. Inscription within a wreath rev. Wreath formed by wheat sheaves, Awarded to at top. C-1872/3 var. EF. Not seen by us before. Very scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
6174
1873 Beechworth Exhibition Prize Medal Female representing the Colony of Victoria standing before a rural & industrial scene rev Inscription 'Prize Medal Beechworth 1873 Exhibition' Gilt bronze 48mm by Stokes & Martin Melbourne (S)tokes (M)artin removed rev, partially removed obv JH J Hogarth? On Urn. Not in Museum of Victoria coll'n (different) Trial or sample??? gVF. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$400
6175
1873 Annual International Exhibition of All Fine Arts, Industries & Inventions London medal. Draped bust of Prince Albert left rev. Fašade of buildings, including Albert Hall. Edge impressed Melbourne Meat Preserving Company. Bronze gilt, 70mm by Morgan & Gamble. EF. (P)
 SOLD at A$180
6176
1875 Australia/1876 Philadelphia Commemorative medal WM 38mm. Toned VF. 1891-2 Tasmanian International Exhibition, rev VF. Awarded to engraved 'Alderman EH Panton In Commemoration'. AR, 32mm. 1908 Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria prize medal. Olive branch & engraved within 'J Kitchen & Sons 1908' edge impressed '3rd Prize, Pair of Lorry Horses', rev Victoria standing holding Victor's wreath, behind rural scene. AR, 35mm by Stokes & martin. Toned gVF. The first 2 cat $450. (3) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$250
6177
1878 William Branwhite Clark medal. Bust of Clark ¾ right rev. legend within a wreath of Australian native flowers. Bronze, 55mm by Royal Mint Sydney for Royal Society of NSW. Mintage 88. C-1878/5. EF. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$300
6178
1878 Paris Universal Exhibition Prize bronze medal. Laureate bust of France facing left, rev Victory flying above the exhibition grounds with trumpet & wreath. Medal awarded to Bright Brothers for Antimony. See Trove article 199348/41. AE, 68mm by JC Chaplain. Cpl carbon spots, aU.
 AVAILABLE at A$120
6179
1879 Sandhurst Industrial Exhibition Prize medal. Awarded to Alf J Kirby Sandhurst Banjo rev Arms of Bendigo on ribbon. Gilt bronze, 38mm by Ernst A Altmann Melbourne EF. Scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
6181
1879 Sydney International Exhibition Publicity Medallions (60mm) printed on 3 diff colour paper stocks cut square. Rare survivors. (3) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$75
6182
1879 Sandhurst Industrial Exhibition Prize medal "Alice Jenkins Oil Paintings Melbourne". Bronze 38mm by Ernst A. Altmann Melbourne. gEF. Rare. Ex Dave Allen collection. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
6183
1879-81 Australian International Exhibition Sydney & Melbourne Prize medal. Head of Albert Prince of Wales facing right, rev olive wreath with legend around, engraved within 'The Hon JM GRANT MP - FOR SERVICES'. AE, 75mm by JS & AB Wyon. Minor surface mks, significant edge bang on rev, gVF. Scarce medal.
 AVAILABLE at A$100
6184
1879-81 Australian International Exhibition Sydney & Melbourne. Head of Albert Prince of Wales right, rev engraved within wreath 'H Wood For Services' Bronze, 76mm, by JS & AB Wyon. Prooflike, glossy brown aU/UNC. In original case, needs reglueing with gilt inscriptions on top A (P of W feathers) E, Royal Commission, Australian International Exhibitions. (P)
 SOLD at A$475
6185
1880 Sunday School Centenary Celebrations. Bust of Robert Raikes rev Inscription. WM 33mm EF. V.C-1880/21 cat $200. Very Scarce.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
6186
1880 Melbourne International Exhibition Prize medal. Veiled & crowned head of Queen Victoria left, rev inscription within wreath. Edge impressed 'G Brunning And Sons - Flowers'. AE, 75mm by H Stokes. A few surface mks, near EF.
 SOLD at A$120
6188
1880-81 International Exhibition Melbourne medalet. AE, 22mm. 1888 Centennial Captain Cook. Gilded. 1890-91 Australian Juvenile Industrial Exhibition Ballarat. AE, 22mm. VG, edge flt, RARE. 1891-2 Tasmanian International Exhibition, rev Awarded To. AR, 32mm. ND Ricketty Dick, rev Arms. Brass, 22mm. aVF-VF. C- 1880-1/9, 1888/4, 1890-1/2a, 1891-2/4, R/5. Cat $285. (5)
 AVAILABLE at A$100
6189
1881 Adelaide Exhibition Gold Prize Medal by Wendt (not marked) Female figure crowing a female on her right with a victors wreath & reaching out to a female on her left rev Awarded to 'JS Bagshaw & Sons' within a wreath of grapes. Rim file mks, 2 neat holes at 3 & 9 o'clock for mounting. Gold 14.9 20mm. Very rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$880
6190
1881 Adelaide Industrial Exhibition. VF to gEF mostly EF. C-1181/1 gilt, silvered, 2 gilt (much worn off), 2a gilt, 4 gilt, 5 silver, 6 silver. (7).
 SOLD at A$120
6191
1883 Jubilee of Congregationalism in Australia. Huge medal. Moses standing, around 7 stars representing the 6 colonies of Australia & New Zealand, bowl of burning incense. Uniface Silver plated bronze 102mm by Jackson Ives & Co. EF. Very rare, not seen by us before. Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$300
6192
1885 Rechabite Jubilee. Arms rev Inscription & wreath. 31mm. Sl surface roughness. Listed as gilt cat $250, this copper with no sign of removal of gilt. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$75
6193
1886 Indian & Colonial Exhibition. C-1886/5 Copper, silver 19mm. C-1886/9 copper, silver 23mm. VF to gEF. (4 diff).
 SOLD at A$80
6194
1887 Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition award medal, 'For Services' engraved by EA Altman Melbourne edge bruise, EF. C-1887/6. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
6195
1887 Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition medal. Bust of Queen Victoria left rev First Order of Merit within wreath. AE 75mm by EA Altman, Melbourne. Cple tiny rn, Prooflike aU.
 AVAILABLE at A$130
6196
1897 QV Jubilee medal c/s EA ALTMAN MEDALLIST ELIZABETH ST c/s on obverse. C-1887/9 WM 38mm. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$75
6197
1888 Centenary of Settlement 1788-1888 medal Official NSW Government medal. AE 51mm by Amor. C-1888/1. Chocolate aU. (P)
 SOLD at A$375
6198
1888 Centennial International Exhibition Melbourne. Veiled & crowned bust of QV left rev Inscription around & within wreath with Southern cross in centre. Edge impressed 'A Bennett' AE, 76mm by Royal Mint Melbourne & Stokes & Martin. Glossy chocolate brown. Cple tiny digs, EF+. (P)
 SOLD at A$140
6199
c1890 The Melbourne Total Abstinence Society medal. 46mm silver plate WM. ek's VF. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$200
6201
c1894 Royal Agricultural Society of NSW/Sir Robert Duff medal AE 43mm, aU. C-H/3 cat $350. Scarce. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$140
6202
1897 Centenary of Newcastle medalet. Brass 34mm C-1897/78 by E Jones. Mostly brilliant, nicest we have seen.
 SOLD at A$50
6203
1899 All Nations Fair Broken Hill rev uninscribed silver, VF, rev scrs. Rare. 1899 Visit of Lord Beauchamp to Broken Hill bronze deposits, F. C-1899/13, 10. (2).
 AVAILABLE at A$75
6204
1908 Dunlop Rubber Coy Australasia obv as 1908/20 but US $1 reverse Rubber 35mm. 1909 Children's Hospital Perth. City of Footscray Jubilee, Presbyterian Church Jubilee. 1910 Australia Mourns. Hawthorn Jubilee. Toowoomba Jubilee, Kew Jubilee. First & last 2 gVF others EF to UNC. C-1908/20 var, 1909/10 WM, 1 gilt, 5 gilt, 1910/1 silvered, 3 bronze, 4 bronze, 8 gilt (traces remaining) cat $380. (8 diff).
 SOLD at A$150
6205
1910 Royal Society of Arts Presidents Prize Medal. Head of George V left rev Inscription within wreath. AR 55mm 91.67gm. Instituted 1901. B.H.M. 3714. Eimer 1917. Struck at the Royal Mint with dies by E. Fuchs & W L.C.Wyon. While E Eimer does not rate this medal as rare, L Brown rates it as so. The true rarity of importance is revealed by the edge inscription 'C.E.W BEAN, M.A. Wool Industry in the British Dominions Session' 1912-13. C.E.W Bean, grandson of an East India Company surgeon, was born at Bathurst in 1879. After an Oxford Education in both Classics & the Law, he became a well known journalist. He went to Egypt as a civilian correspondent with an Honorary Captains rank & was ashore on Gallipoli on the 25th of April. He was to win fame for his bravery & it was his drive of energy that helped found the Australian War Memorial. At first working at "Tuggaranong" the Cunningham Family property. Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean went on the be the major editor/author of the multi-volumed official war history. Bean more than once declined a knighthood & the A.W.M. holds a George Lambert portrait of 'Carrot Head' as he was sometime known (for more biographical detail see the A.D.B. Vol 7, p226--229. Definitely a museum quality medallic treasure. Toned, virtually UNC. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$750
6207
c1913 Centenary of Australia's first coinage Holey Dollar & Dump medal. AR 31mm by Stokes & Sons aU C-T/12 cat $500. (P)
 SOLD at A$200
6208
1913 Australian Natives Association Tasmanian Exhibition badge from Victorian Chamber of Manufacturers Exhibition Committee. Sterling silver & enamelled by Stokes & Sons Melbourne. Victorian Chamber of Manufacturers Committee badge. Gilt & enamel by Stokes & Sons Melbourne. EF. (2) (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$80
6212
1925 All Australian Exhibition/South Australian Chamber of Manufacturers Inc 1869 prize medal. Awarded to 'D Midworth Ratchet Brace (small)'. Bronze, 33mm. UNC as struck, in box of issue.
 AVAILABLE at A$75
6213
1926 Sydney Technical College Prize Medal, rev engraved Kemp Memorial Medal awarded to Richard George Simpson Architecture Diploma Course Few minor spots gEF. AE, 70mm by AAM. Impressive high relief medal. Very scarce. (P)
 SOLD at A$190
6214
1934 Melbourne Centenary Professional Photographers of Victoria medal. Photographer with large bellows camera left rev. View of the city down Swanston Street, plaque below. Bronze, 50mm by Stokes & Sons. Mintage only 13. C-1934/7. EF. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$180
6215
1935 King George V silver Jubilee (3), Emu Aust Wines, 1910-1935 Tasmania, no location. Plus damaged medal 22mm. 1936 Jenkins Silver Jubilee. King Edward VIII. King George V Remembrance. Mostly gVF to gEF. C-1935/2 bronze, silvered (2 varieties), 3 alum, 8 silvered, 9 silvered. 1936/3 alum, 5 silvered, 7 gilt cat $195. (10)
 SOLD at A$70
6216
1938 150th Anniversary of Landing at Sydney Cove medal. Bust of Captain Arthur Phillip left rev Flag raising with onlooking troops saluting. Silvered 57mm by Amor Artists V Veinberg & C Eccles. EF. C-1938/7 (P)
 SOLD at A$120
6217
1938 Australia's 150th Anniversary 1788-1938 by the Commemorative Salon of Photography medal. Edge impressed 'Specimen Only'. Silver bronze 64mm by Amor C-1938/8 (this medal) UNC. Not seen by us before. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$325
6218
1938 100 Miles Horse Race Ballarat medal. AE 54mm by Stokes Melb. In original case. Carlisle unlisted. UNC. Rare. (P)
 SOLD at A$250
6219
1939 Centenary Catholic Faith in Victoria medal. Bust Archbishop Mannix right rev. View of St Patricks Cathedral. Bronze, 57mm by Stokes Melb. C-1939/1. EF. Scarce. (P)
 SOLD at A$220
6220
1947 Memorial Hospital. 1948 Royal Show. 1949 Angus & Coote, Dubbo Centenary, Royal Visit, NAA Annand Smith Token 1950-51 Children's Holiday Train. 1951 Scotch College Centenary, 50 Years Commonwealth. 1953-54 Tasmania 150th. 1954-55 Children's holiday Train 1955 Glenelg Centenary, NSW Railways 3 silvered. Gilt unless mentioned. EF to UNC. C-1947/1. 1948/2 alum, 1949/1 alum, 2 bronze, 4, 5 silver, 9, 1950-51/1, 51/5, 6, 1953-54/2, 1954-55/1, 1955/2 cat $345. (14 diff).
 SOLD at A$100
6221
1951 Centenary of the Government of Victoria 1851-1951. AE, 64mm by A Meszaros. UNC. C-1951/3.
 SOLD at A$100
6222
1963 Port Fairy, Eurobodalla, Canberra, Blue Mountains, Essendon. 1964 British Exhibition, NAV, Healesville, Korong, Ararat, Mortlake. 1966 CSL (2), Frankston. 1967 Doncaster & Templestowe. 1968 Yarrawonga. 1969 Darwin, Benalla, Apollo 11. Gilt unless mentioned. EF to UNC. C-1963/2b, 5, 6, 8, 13. 1964/1 gilt, silver, 4, 6, 9, 10, 12. 1966/2 silvered, gilt, 19. 1967/3. 1968/11. 1969/13, 16, 18a WM cat $315. (20 diff).
 SOLD at A$100
6223
1967 50th Anniversary Trans Australian Railway C1967/6 AE & AR, 1966 Decimal Currency 1966/7 AE, 66/11 AR, Cad plated, 66/13 alum, AE, AR, 66/15 AE, AR 1968 Adelaide Festival 1968/7 AE. 1969 Welcome Stranger Nugget 1969/5 AE, AR. 1970 Adelaide festival 1970/73 silvered. Pasminco Metals C-P/7 zinc. Shire of Rodney C-T/18 gilt. 1988 Bathex WM, 1994 Wycheproof Centenary gilt. 1998 ANDA Adelaide & Melbourne Fairs copper (2). Majority 34-38mm dia. Mostly UNC cat $450. (20 diff).
 AVAILABLE at A$160
6224
c1970? HMS Endeavour. Large solid bronze plaque of Captain Cook's flagship HMS bark Endeavour. Plaque 270x280mm EF mounted on wooden backing, bronze aluminium frame, 340x360mm, weight 4.7kg. Undoubtedly rare.
 SOLD at A$400
6225
ND (1970-80) Melbourne Moomba Festival Medal Music, Art, Drama, Sport, Literature, Carnival images of Melbourne skyline. Uniface rev. engraved 'Donated by the Bank of New South Wales' stamped Stokes. 51mm. Given to dignitaries & others involved in the festival. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$90
6226
1970 Mt Isa, Capt Cook (5), Indian Pacific, Chelsea (2). 1971 Eltham, Tasmanian Railways, Unley. 1973 Dandenong Eucharistic Congress. 1974 Jamboree, South Barwon, Bank of Adelaide (2). 1975 Doncaster (2). Gilt unless mentioned EF to UNC. C-1970/1 copper, 19, 23 (2 varieties), 35, 38 brass, 61a silvered, 70, 70a uniface copper, 1971/11, 16, 17. 1973/9 oxidised silver, 7 bronze. 1974/8 bronze, 15a silvered 30mm, 18 copper, silver. 1975/3, 3a silver cat $300+ (20 diff).
 AVAILABLE at A$80
6227
1970 200th Anniversary Captain Cook medal. Bust of Captain Cook right rev Scene of Cook arriving in 1770 at top & representations of modern Australia AE 57mm by Amor. C-1970/39d/e EF. Scarce.
 SOLD at A$60
6228
1977 QEII Jubilee C-1977/6 AR, 77/9 silver vapor blasted, 77/13 AR 1979 WA 150th 1979/22a gilt. 1980 Melbourne International Exhibition 80/8 AE, AR. 1985 Victoria 150th 85/84 AE. 1987 Kilmore 150th 87/20 nickel. 1988 Bicentennial C-Bic 88/3, WJ Amor 88/37 AE. Royal Visit/Opening Parliament House CN. Governor Macquarie C-G/5 AR. Portland Smelter C-P/13 alum-bronze 2005 60th Years WWII. Scouts/Wolf Cubs (4). Victoria Savings & Loan. The Medallion Seafood Restaurant Hobart. Plus 2 others. Almost all 38 mm or larger. Couple VF. Mostly UNC cat $400 (22 diff).
 AVAILABLE at A$120
6229
2005 60th Anniversary of the end of WWII For Service to Australia 1945-2005. Official Aust Govt medal issued to Veterans by Department of Veteran's Affairs. AE 38mm UNC in box of issue with certificate.
 AVAILABLE at A$30
6230
Australia Day Council Medal. Awarded for Outstanding Prowess in the Field of Sport, Competed for on Australia Day. AE, 48mm by KCL. Cased.
 AVAILABLE at A$50
6231
University of Adelaide Gosse Memorial medal. Bust of Charles Gosse MD 1849-85, rev Awarded for Ophthalmology. Uninscribed. AE 54mm by Stokes aUNC. Rare.
 AVAILABLE at A$40
6232
University of Melbourne J Neill Greenwood Prize medal. Uninscribed. AE 55mm. UNC. Rare. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$40
6233
Masonic Gold Lodge Medal: Barinia Chapter rev engraved 'Presented To Sis A Tattersall on Retiring from Office as War Matron no 208 Nov 1942' 9ct gold (acid tested) 23.7g (see photo). (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$375
6234
Masonic Lodge Gold Medal. rev engraved 'Presented to WOR BRO JW Tattersall by the Brethren of Lodge Antiquity Lewis no 621 as a Token of Esteem 27-3-39 WM 1938-39'. Stamped 9ct Harvey Smith Ltd, weight (ex ribbon) 20.6g. (P)
 AVAILABLE at A$350
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