Coin set with booklet, "Our Postwar Ashes Greats".

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal
Documents and books/Book/Booklet
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Brief Description
Coin set and booklet, titled, "OUR Postwar ASHES GREATS", produced by the Sunday Sun newspaper. The booklet has a half a page feature on each of the 'Ashes greats' cricketers. The booklet contains a set of commemorative medals which bear the faces of 15 different cricketers. The foreword of the booklet begins, "In an Australian sporting summer, nothing captures the interest more than an Ashes cricket tour. To mark the 1990-91 Ashes Tour by the Old Enemy to our shores, the Sunday Sun newspaper has launched this commemorative album and medal collection in conjunction with the Royal Australian Mint". The cricketers featured consist of Sir Donald Bradman, Richie Benaud, Greg Chappell, Ian Chappell, Alan Davidson, Neil Harvey, Bill Lawry, Dennis Lillee, Ray Lindwall, Rodney Marsh, Keith Miller, Arthur Morris, Bob Simpson, Jeff Thomson and Doug Walters.
1 - Part 1: H: 22.4 W: 31.6 D: 2mm (H: 7/8 W: 1 1/4 D: 1/16")
2 - Part 2: H: 2.5 W: 2.5mm (H: 1/8 W: 1/8")
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Date Used
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In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by the Miller Family.



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