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Group of 20 commemorative medals for Australia's bicentennary

1988.0090.0001

Group of 20 commemorative medals for Australia's bicentennary

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A group of 20 commemorative medals, an album titled "Australia 200 Years" and a sticker listing the contents of the set. Various Australian historical figures, locations and events are depicted on the medals. They are as follows: Captain James Cook; the Landing of the First Fleet; John Macarthur; Matthew Flinders; Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson; The Eureka Stockade; Burke and Wills; Australian Rules Football; Ned Kelly; Henry Lawson and Banjo Patterson; The Ashes; The Anzacs; Sir Charles Kingsford Smith; Phar Lap; The Sydney Harbour Bridge; New Australians; The First Holden; The Golden Age of Sport; Australia II and New Parliament House.

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