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Original issue Sydney Cove medallion (cream)1789

by Josiah Wedgwood

1 clay medallion, cream in colour. 5.6 cm. medallion (max. diam.).

Obverse: Bas-relief design featuring three women and a man in classical dress, personifying Hope, addressing Peace, Art, and Labour, between images of a sailing ship (on the left), houses and a windmill on a hill (on the right), and a basket of fruit (centre foreground) that denotes plenty.