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Medal - Geelong & Western District Agricultural and Horticultural Society, Victoria, Australia, 1857 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 44746

Summary:
Silver medal awarded to Messrs Barbier and Thetae for wine by the Geelong and Western District Agricultural and Horticultural Society in March 1857. Minted by Pinches, London.
Description:
Silver medal in its original brown leather box.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 41 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: exhibition prizes, viticulture winemaking
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Berry Family Collection, Pinches Mint, Medal Makers, London, England, Geelong Agricultural & Pastoral Society, Geelong, Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
DateEra: 1857 AD
Obverse Description: Cattle with sheep, harnessed horses and portable engine in backgound. Around top : GEELONG AND WESTERN DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL / AND HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. In exergue, plough, around, PINCHES, LONDON
Reverse Description: Around, wreath of fruit, vegetables, vines and grain. In centre, engraved PRIZE / Messrs Barbier & Thetae / for Wine / March 1857
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Geelong & Western District Agricultural & Horticultural Society, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, Mar 1857
Mint: Pinches, London (Mint), London, England, Great Britain, 1857
Awarded To: Mr Barbier, Australia, Mar 1857
Awarded To: Mr Thetae, Mar 1857

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