Commemorative Coin [Auckland Literary and Musical Competitions Society N.Z. 1910]

1910
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Production Date
1910
Description
-1 Commemorative bronze coin - Auckland Literary and Musical Competitions Society N.Z. The coin was issued in 1910 to Stanley Walker, Granger Troop, Boy Scouts, Bridge Building.
On the front of the coin is an embossed banner with the words "Music Literature Art". 3 women are portrayed on the front. The one on the left is seated whilst playing the harp. The one in the middle is reading a book, while the one on the right is seated and about to start drawing with some writing instrument on a blank sheet.
-2 Box - black with "Auckland Literary & Musical Competitions Soc'y. N.Z" printed in gold on top. The inner lid has a light blue silk lining on which is printed "Vaughtons Ltd. Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Birmingham". The inner base is a dark blue velvet with a round circle cut out to accommodate the coin. There is a blue ribbon running across the coin slot which was meant to hold the coin in place, but one end has broken off. There is a small latch on the front of the box.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Bronze
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Textile/Silk
Processed Material/Textile/Velvet
Signature/Marks and Type
MUSIC LITERATURE ART Embossed
AUCKLAND . LITERARY . AND . MUSICAL . COMPETITIONS . SOCIETY . N.Z. Embossed
BOY SCOUTS / Bridge Building / 1910 / Stanley Walker / Granger Troop Inscribed
VAUGHToNS Ltd. / Goldsmiths & Silversmiths / BIRMINGHAM Printed
Accession No
1981.399
Credit Line
1910. Commemorative Coin [Auckland Literary and Musical Competitions Society N.Z. 1910], 1981.399. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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