Elizabeth II (1952-date)
|Type||Souvenir medals › Commemorative souvenir|
|Composition||Nickel plated steel|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
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Captain James Cook
Series: Australian Bicentenary
Image of Captain Cook with Eastern Australia, the 'Endeavour' & two natives in the background.
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
1728 - 1779
Map outline of Australia in wreath. Inscription in 4 lines and mintmark below the wreath.
|PM||Pobjoy Mint, Surrey, United Kingdom|
Issued as a free giveaway over a period of three weeks with various Australian Newspapers in 1988 to commemorate Australia's Bicentenary. A total of 20 medals are included in the set. A collector album/folder was also included with the first coin to house the set.
The medals were based on three main themes, "Discovery & Settlement", "An Emerging Nation" & "The Modern Era".
As an educational item for a school project or just those looking to collect Australian memorabilia it is nice item to own.
- See more at: https://www.coins-auctioned.com/auctions/australia-200-years-medal-collection-co-1637-11302
|ND (1988) PM|