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Medal - South Australian Agricultural Horticultural & Pastoral & Society Prize, South Australia, Australia, 1886 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34839

Summary:
Australia South Australia
Medal - South Australian Agricultural Horticultural and Pastoral and Society Prize
Grand National Show, 1886
Awarded to: J. McEwan & Co.
Other Details: South Australian Agricultural Horticultural and Pastoral and Society circular silver struck prize medal, awarded to J. McEwan & Co. in 1886 for a 'Hand Seed Sower'.
Description:
A circular silver struck medal set into a hand engraved voided silver Maltese cross with a wreath joining the arms of the cross and loop through hole at top. The letters SAH&PS are on the obverse and the reverse gives details of the award.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 13.85 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height includes extended loop

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Medals
DateEra: 1886 AD
Obverse Description: On struck medal set in engraved and voided Maltese Cross the letters, SAAH&PS
Reverse Description: On struck medal set in engraved and voided Maltese Cross, GRAND NATIONAL SHOW / 1886 / AWARDED TO / J. McEwen & Co. / for / HAND SEED SOWER
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: SAAH&PS
Reverse: GRAND NATIONAL SHOW 1886 AWARDED TO J. McEwen & Co. for HAND SEED SOWER
Shape: Cross & loop
Material: Silver
Issued By: South Australian Agricultural Horticultural and Pastoral Society, South Australia, Australia, 1886
Awarded To: J. McEwan & Co, 1886

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