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Medal - Gawler Agricultural Horticultural & Floricultural Society Bronze Prize, South Australia, Australia, circa 1880 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34833

Summary:
Australia South Australia
Medal - Gawler Agricultural Horticultural and Floricultural Society Bronze Prize c.1880 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin, dies by Harry Stokes
Awarded to:
Other Details: An unissued bronze prize medal of the Gawler Agricultural Horticultural and Floricultural Society. It is dated around 1880.
Description:
An unissued prize medal (47 mm diameter) featuring a stylized bust of a Roman Soldier facing left and holding a shield ( the artist's initials H.S. are on the shield) and wearing wreathed helmet together with the name of the society and space for engraving a winner's details.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 47 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 64.98 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture
Themes this item is part of: Harry Stokes, Medal Artist (circa 1840-?), George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Melbourne Mint, Medal Makers, Victoria, Australia, Deputy Masters of the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint, Closure of Melbourne Mint, Melbourne Mint during World War II, Establishment of Melbourne Mint, 1872, Melbourne Mint
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Medals
DateEra: circa 1880 AD
Obverse Description: Around fern wreath on broad rim, GAWLER AGRICULTURAL HORTICULTURAL & FLORICULTURAL SOCIETY S.A. :
Central circular area available to engrave details of a winner.
Reverse Description: Stylized bust of a Roman Soldier facing left and holding a shield ( the artist's initials H.S. are on the shield) and wearing wreathed helmet
Edge Description: plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: GAWLER AGRICULTURAL HORTICULTURAL & FLORICULTURAL SOCIETY S.A. :
Reverse: H.S.
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Gawler Agricultural Horticultural and Floricultural Society, South Australia, Australia, circa 1880
Mint: Melbourne (Mint), Victoria, Australia, 1886
Artist: Harry Stokes, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1880

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