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Lot 331    SESSION 1 (9.30AM TUESDAY 24TH NOVEMBER)    Aust. Historical Medals

Estimate $3,500
SOLD $3,000

PRODUCTS OF NEW SOUTH WALES, Sydney, 1854, in silver (73mm) (C.1854/5), by L.C.Wyon, plain edge as issued. Minor edge nick, otherwise beautifully toned, nearly uncirculated and rare.

Only 46 minted. See Journal of the Numismatic Association of Australia (Vol.6) for a list of recipients that includes Rev W.B.Clarke, Fitzroy Mining Company, Julius Hogarth, Sir Thomas Mitchell, James & William Macarthur and Sir John Herschel. This medal is one of the most attractive and important colonial medals of the 19th century and was used as both a prize medal and a medal of service.

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