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Peace & Plenty Token

  • Reserve met Reserve met 
  • Closed: Tue 10 Apr 2012, 7:08 am
Listing #: 463525657
The auction is for a 'Peace & Plenty' token originating from Melbourne, Victoria and dated 1858.

It is in very good condition for it's age.

OBVERSE:
Coat of arms consisting of a central shield below a rising sun with emu and kangaroo supporters. The shield is quartered and contains: top left, Golden Fleece, top right, three masted sailing ship, bottom left bull standing facing left, bottom right, anchor. The supporters stand on a pair of simple curved lines which also hold the base of the shield, a ribbon bearing the motto ADVANCE AUSTRALIA is draped across these lines below their feet. Around above, PEACE & PLENTY.

REVERSE:
Female figure representing Justice seated on a wool bale with legs to left but her head and upper body to front. A wine barrel lies on the ground behind her and a three-masted sailing ship sails to the right on the horizon to the left. She wears a blindfold and extends a balanced set of scales with her right hand. With her left she holds an inverted cornucopia from which fruits flow onto the ground. She wears an ancient-style of flowing dress bound at the waist, her left arm bare and right draped to near the elbow. Around above, MELBOURNE VICTORIA, in exergue, 1858.

Shipping details

  • $5.00  Postage within New Zealand
  • Seller allows pick-ups
  • Seller location: Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, NZ

Payment details

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About the seller

jefflaw (307 307 positive feedback)
  • 99.7% positive feedback
  • Member since Dec 1999

Closes: Tue 10 Apr, 7:08 am. 2012 This auction used auto-extend.