Here are some more medals that did not appear in Allan Klenman's book.1 Like those featured in my previous article,2 I have given every item a number with a prefix of NK (Not in Klenman) or ND (No Date)..
NK71. Zinc alloy with antique silver plating, size? Issued in 2020 by the Australian Numismatic Society Queensland Branch for the sestercentenary of Cook’s first arrival at Australia. Made by Trend Corporate of Marrickville, Sydney. The people mentioned on the reverse were selected as important historical figures whose lives helped to fashion the egalitarian and caring society that is Australia today.
NK72. Silver, rhodium plated and gold, 45 mm. Issued in 2019 by the Royal Numismatic Society of New Zealand for the sestercentenary of Cook’s first arrival at New Zealand.
NK82. Metal? 50 mm, 47.3 gm. Issued in 2020 by the Newcastle Numismatic Society for the sestercentenary of Cook’s charting of the east coast of Australia.
NK83. Gold and silver plate, 65 × 46 mm. Issued in 2020 by the Australian Numismatic Society for the sestercentenary of Cook’s first arrival at Australia. The Society’s crest on the obverse. The style of the medal is similar to the 1970 medal issued by the Australian Numismatic Society.
- Klenman, Allan. The Faces of Captain Cook: A record of the coins and medals of James Cook. Published privately. 1983.
- Cook’s Log. 2021. Vol. 44, no. 2. Page 3.
Cook’s Log 2021. Vol. 44, no. 3. Page 56.
Cook’s Log. 2021. Vol. 44, no. 4. Page 9.
Cook’s Log. 2022. Vol. 45, no. 1. Page 38.
Originally published in Cook's Log, page 44, volume 45, number 2 (2022).