Medal [Richard Pearse Commemorative coin]

Waitangi Mint, Manufacturer

1971
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Maker and Role
Waitangi Mint, Manufacturer
Production Date
1971
Description
A Richard Pearse commemorative medal or coin. Each coin is enclosed in its own plastic folder and surrounded by a cardboard piece. The inside cover gives a very brief history about Richard Pearse himself. The back cover gives some manufacturer's details and coin size (42 mm).
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Nickel
Signature/Marks and Type
RICHARD W. PEARSE / 1877-1953 / ENGINEER AND AVIATOR Embossed
MUSEUM OF TRANSPORT & TECHNOLOGY / RICHARD PEARSE / PIONEER / OF / POWERED / FLIGHT / 1903-1904 / AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND Embossed
Produced by the Museum of Transport / and Technology, Western Springs, / Auckland, New Zealand, where / Richard Pearse's aeroplanes are / exhibited. / Struck at the Waitangi Mint, / Auckland, New Zealand / Diameter: 42 mm Printed
Accession No
1981.343.3
Credit Line
Waitangi Mint. 1971. Medal [Richard Pearse Commemorative coin], 1981.343.3. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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