Commemorative Medal - Australian Bicentenary 1988

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal/Medallion
Civic mementoes/Souvenir/Medal/Case
Date Used
1988
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Brief Description
A gold-like metallic medal, in a round, two-piece clear plastic case. Obverse features a stylised design of the Australian continent with the inscription around it, reading: 'AUSTRALIAN BICENTENARY 1788 - 1988'. On the reverse is the bas-relief design of a mass of people surrounding a hoisted Australian flag, with the test above: 'CELEBRATION OF A NATION'.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 50 W: 50 D: 4mm (H: 1 15/16 W: 1 15/16 D: 3/16")
0 - Whole: H: 12 W: 63 D: 63mm (H: 1/2 W: 2 1/2 D: 2 1/2")
Media/Materials
Associated Event
Date Used
1988
Location
In storage
Registration No
1989.2080.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Dr. John C. Lill

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