Western Australian Centenary 1929 Medal (part 1)

October 13, 2014 in Blogs, Collecting, Copper, History, Medals, Numismatica, Numismatics, Perth Mint, Silver, Zinc

By Blog Team (Perth Mint Blog)

Glenn Burghall delves into the background of one of the most important commemorative medals in the history of Western Australia.

The Western Australian Centenary 1929 medals were struck at the Perth Branch of the Royal Mint, from 1½ inch (38mm) dies produced in England, and from designs also created in England.

The obverse side of the medal showing the crowned bust of the then reigning monarch, King George V., was designed by Sir Bertram Mackennal, an Australian Full article at the source>

Source:: Perth Mint Blog

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