Medallion

Production date
1975
Country
Papua New Guinea
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Description
Medallion, Papua New Guinea Independence 1975. Obv: Bird of Paradise, drum, spear "Papua New Guinea" Rev: Flag. "Independence" "1975"
Classification
CH classification NUMISMATICS (MEDALS AND OTHER) Commemorative Medals
Maker
Production place
Measurements
40mm
Media/Materials description
red plastic
History and use
The exact origins of this plastic medallion are unknown but the inscriptions on the piece suggest that this was a commemorative souvenir produced at the time of Papua New Guinea’s independence from Australia in 1975.

One side of the medallion bears the text ‘Papua New Guinea’ with an image of the national emblem. On the other side is an image of the national flag with the text: ‘Independence 1975’.
Registration number
N6120

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