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Medal - Queensland Government Essay Competition, Queensland, Australia, 1911 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 42799

Summary:
Australia Queensland
Queensland Government Essay Competition 1911 (AD)
Mint: Wright & Son
Description:
Obverse: Queensland coat of arms. Above: QUEENSLAND. Below: in very tiny letters, WRIGHT & SONS, EDGEWARE, MDDX, EN
Reverse: Seated woman writing in a large folio, with books and a scroll at her feet. Around: QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT ESSAY COMPETITION. 1911 / LITERATURE
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: essay writing, literature
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: literature prizes
DateEra: 1911 AD
Obverse Description: Queensland coat of arms. Above: QUEENSLAND. Below: in very tiny letters, WRIGHT & SONS, EDGEWARE, MDDX, EN
Reverse Description: Seated woman writing in a large folio, with books and a scroll at her feet. Around: QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT ESSAY COMPETITION. 1911 / LITERATURE
Inscriptions: QUEENSLAND
WRIGHT & SONS, EDGEWARE, MDDX, EN
QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT ESSAY COMPETITION 1911 LITERATURE
Shape: Round with hole
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Queensland, Australia, 1911
Mint: Wright & Son, Edgeware, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1911
References: Carlisle 1911/25

Comments

Malcolm Johnson Posted on 19 Oct 2012 2:24 PM
Note correct spelling of makers location is Edgware - as it appears on the medal.
Mrs. Nola Frost Posted on 12 Nov 2013 3:51 PM
My husband discovered this medal among his late father's effects. Is it possible to find out the subject of the Essay? My father-in-law would have been 12 at the time and residing in the UK.

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