Wal Shannon Collection - Captain Cook Medals
VICTORIAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT, Captain James Cook, 1970, in gilt aluminium (32mm) (C.1970/35); 200th Anniversary, Captain Cook Bi-Centenary Celebrations, 1970, in brass (30mm), another in cupro nickel (C.1970/38) (2), the last holed for suspension; Discovery 1770, Australian Bicentenary, 1988, in silver, silvered, gilt bronze and copper (31mm) (C.1988/B212) (4), also a lead pull of the obverse design, obverse, half length figure of Cook with ship and compass, reverse, bicentennial symbol; Australia Bicentennial Medal Collection issue for Captain Cook (undated), in cupro nickel (27mm); Captain Cook's Birthplace Cottage Marton Opened, 1978, in gilt bronze (37mm), obverse, Cook's half figure right, reverse, museum cottage; James Cook Discoverer of New Zealand and Australia, undated, in gilt bronze (29mm), obverse, bust of Cook half facing right, reverse, ship, all text apart from Cook's name is in German. Lead pull fine, the rest extremely fine - uncirculated. (11)
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VICTORIAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT, Captain James Cook, 1970, in gilt aluminium (32mm) (C.1970/35); 200th Anniversary, Captain ...