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Sydney Harbour Bridge commemorative medallion, 1932
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Object statement
Medallion, commemorative, opening of Sydney Harbour Bridge, gilded bronze, Australia, 1932
This medallion was designed and produced to coincide with the official opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1932. The designer and manufacturer are unknown.

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Description
Medallion, commemorative, opening of Sydney Harbour Bridge, gilded bronze, Australia, 1932

Circular medallion of gilded bronze. One side of the medallion depicts an image of the Sydney Harbour Bridge with a boat located in the water below, the other side depicts a statue of Captain James Cook with the harbour, lighthouse and sunset.

Made: 1932
Marks
Inscribed obverse "SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE / MARCH 19, 1932 / THE PILOT S.S. CAPTAIN COOK"
Inscribed reverse "JAMES COOK. BAKER. PADDINGTON / CAPTAIN JAMES COOK R.N."
88/1068
Production date
1932
Diameter
25 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Gift of Martin Daniel Coin Dealers, 1988

This object record is currently incomplete. The information available may date back as far as 125 years. Other information may exist in a non-digital form. The Museum continues to update and add new research to collection records.
Subjects
+ Sydney Harbour Bridge
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{{cite web |url=http://from.ph/81769 |title=Sydney Harbour Bridge commemorative medallion |author=Powerhouse Museum |accessdate=28 March 2015 |publisher=Powerhouse Museum, Australia}}


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