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|Realisation Price||1,800.00 AUD|
Nobles Numismatics Pty Ltd / Important Australian, British, World, and Ancient Coins, Banknotes, and Medals - 21/11/2019 / W Woolmore Collection - Australian Singles / Lot 3561
BARTOLOMEO COLLEONI MEDAL, 1940, in oxidised silver (58mm) by Amor (C.1940/2), obverse, HMAS Sydney advancing at full speed with the smoking and disabled Italian cruiser, Bartolomeo Colleoni, in background, reverse, a representation of the plaque presented by the City of Sydney to HMAS Sydney, edge inscribed, 'W.Lowenstein. Stoker. O.N.22487'. In case of issue, toned, nearly uncirculated and rare. / William Lowenstein, labourer, born 15Jan1921 at Kew, Vic; Enl.05Sep1938 at Melbourne, Vic for 12 years; NOK father at Bellerive, Tas; to HMAS Cerberus as Stoker III 05Sep1938; to HMAS Sydney as Stoker III 14Jan1939, Stoker II 15Jan1939 and Stoker 15Jan1940; KIA 20Nov1941.