Designed by Andor Meszaros and struck by Stokes Ltd. 52 millimetres diameter. This example struck in silver of which there were 300 minted. Carlisle reference c1970/32. Housed in a red textured box with blue velour lining. Inside the lid is printed “STOKES (A’ASIA) LTD. Melbourne, Australia Estb. 1856”
The obverse of the medal depicts James Cook and a helmsman at the ships wheel. It reads James Cook 1770 1970 along with ANDOR Meszaros and Stokes Melb. The reverse legend reads NATIONAL TRUST AUSTRALIA VICTORIA with a compass behind a heraldic protective bird (the National Trust’s emblem).
The obverse is hallmarked STG SIL. This medal weighs 84.07g.