1063401 | AUSTRALIA. Victoria. (Queen, 1837-1901). 1880 AV Medal (14 Ducats Weight). NGC PR61 Cameo. By H. Stokes, Melbourne. Edge: Inscribed, SIR P. CUNLIFE OWEN K.C.M.G. C.B & Co FOR SERVICES. 38mm. 50.62gm. MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION MDCCCLXXX •. Bust, left; signed on truncation / "VITAM/ EXCOLVERE/ PER ARTES" (Life is enhanced through the Arts). Three line inscription within wreath; signed below.

First Prize Medal awarded to Sir P. Cunliffe Owen K.C.M.G. C.B & Co For Service at the 1888 Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne. .


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Sir Francis Philip Cunliffe-Owen KCB KCMG CIE FRSA (8 June 1828 – 23 March 1894) was an exhibition organizer and the Director of the South Kensington Museum in London (later split into the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Science Museum).

1063401 AUSTRALIA. Victoria. (Queen, 1837-1901). 1880 AV Medal (14 Ducats Weight). NGC PR61 Cameo. By H. Stokes, Melbourne. Edge: Inscribed, SIR P. CUNLIFE OWEN K.C.M.G. C.B & Co FOR SERVICES. 38mm. 50.62gm. MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION MDCCCL

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