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1914-1919 Post Master General’s South Australia Medal – E.H. Jennings

Medal with suspension awarded by the Post Master General’s Department (South Australia) to employees who served in World War 1. Medal is bronze with a loop, measures 31mm in diameter and weighs 10.1 grams. Obverse: Depiction of the Adelaide GPO

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1956 Melbourne Olympic Games Participation Medal

Commissioned by the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Committee this medal was designed by Andor Meszaros in 1955. The dies were produced by John Pinches of London and the medals struck by K.G Luke of Melbourne. 12,250 of these were struck in

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ANZAC Remembrance Medal by Dora Ohlfsen

Above you can see a remarkable 60mm bronze medal sculpted by Dora Ohflsen and released in 1919. One side depicts a fallen soldier being comforted by a female representation of Australia. The other side shows the outline of a soldier

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John Reid & Sons Tanners, Leather & Bark Merchants Adelaide South Australia Medal

It’s been fascinating researching into the history of this medal created by the biggest Adelaide tanner, leather, and bark merchant from around the turn of the 20th century. John Reid, an enterprising Scotsman founded the business in 1873 after being

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NAAC 2015 Adelaide Commemorative Medallion

Seen above in antique silver is the NAAC (Numismatic Association of Australia Conference) Commemorative Medallion that was struck for the 2015 Sixth International Conference of the Numismatic Association of Australia Inc. The Conference was held in Adelaide on 23 to

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National Trust 1970 Captain Cook Medal

The National Trust 1970 Captain Cook Medallion commemorates the bicentenary of Captain Cook’s journey navigating the east coast of Australia in 1770 and pays tribute to Cook’s great navigation ability. It was produced for the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)

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NAV 2015 Centenary of Gallipoli Medallions

Above you can see a silver medallion issued by the Numismatic Association of Victoria to commemorate the Centenary of Gallipoli. Just 20 of these 50.3mm diameter medallions were struck in 999 fine silver and each weighs 66.5 grams. This medallion

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Royal Australian Mint Medal c1985-1988 C R/8

This Royal Australian Mint medal is the newer version of that issued from 1970 to 1984. A little smaller also at 50 millimeters in diameter. This medal was sold as a souvenir in the Mint Shop in Canberra between 1985

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Sydney Harbour Bridge 50th Anniversary The Australian Numismatic Society Medal

This 34 millimeter medal was struck in 1982 for the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Struck by Amor Sanders Pty Ltd the medal was issued by the Australian Numismatic Society. It was struck in bronze

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