Token - Herald Sun AFL Centenary Carlton Blues

Token - Herald Sun AFL Centenary (Carlton Blues) -  obverseToken - Herald Sun AFL Centenary (Carlton Blues) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley

Features

Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Commemorative medals › Event medal
Year 1996
Composition Stainless steel
Weight 7.5 g
Size 27 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 291893
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Commemorative issue

AFL Centenary 1996

Obverse

Crest of the Carlton AFL Club

Lettering:
CARLTON
MENS SANA IN CORPORE SANO
TM AFL
1897 - 1996

Translation: A SOUND MIND IN A SOUND BODY

Reverse

The AFL Logo for the Centenary Football Season of 1996

Lettering:
Herald Sun
AFL
100
CENTENARY
1897 1996
COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL

Edge

Smooth

Comments

This Token was issued by the Herald Sun Newspaper in 1996. The Herald Sun is a daily newspaper based in Melbourne, Australia, published by The Herald and Weekly Times, a subsidiary of News Corp Australia, itself a subsidiary of News Corp.

This Token was part of a Seventeen Token Set that was able to be placed in an album. The Tokens were celebrating the Centenary of the Australian Football League. Sixteen Australian Rules Football Clubs were each represented on a token.



This Token was representing the Carlton Blues Football Club

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1996  UNC

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