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Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Captain James Cook

1988.0090.0001.003

Australian bicentennial commemorative medal depicting Captain James Cook

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A silver coloured metal commemorative medal depicting Captain James Cook. Smaller images of a ship, Indigenous Australians and the east coast of Australia are depicted on the front, with text stating "Captain James Cook" and dates "1728-1779" inscribed on the medal. The back contains text stating "Australia 200 years - A Bicentennial medal collection" inscribed over a map of Australia with banksias and wattle plants surrounding the map.

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