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Medal - Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Practice with Science, Australia, 1870 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33508

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Sydney
Medal - Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Practice with Science 1870 (AD)
Mint: Hardy Brothers, London
Awarded to: Sir Redmond Barry
Other Details: Agricultural Society of New South Wales medal dated around 1870, inscribed 'Practice with Science'. It was awarded to Sir Redmond Barry.
Description:
A bronze prize medal (89 mm diameter) featuring New South Wales, standing facing, holding a lit torch and a Victor's wreath, around her four children harvest wheat, carry grapes and; below on three panels art, agriculture and industry are represented. tend sheep
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 89 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: weight > 100 g

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Tagged with: exhibitions
Themes this item is part of: Hardy Brothers Mint, New South Wales, Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Canning Indian Mutiny Collection, Redmond Barry, Judge (1813-1880)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: agriculture
Series: Australian Agricultural Medals
DateEra: 1870 AD
Obverse Description: New South Wales, standing facing, holding a lit torch and a Victor's wreath, around her four children harvest wheat, carry grapes and; below on three panels art, agriculture and industry are representeed. tend sheep; around above, AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES in small letter below HARDY BROTHERS LONDON & SYDNEY
Reverse Description: Around above an olive wreath, PRACTICE WITH SCIENCE; within wreath, AWARDED TO SIR REDMOND BARRY FOR SERVICES RENDERED ; below wreath 1870.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES in small letter below HARDY BROTHERS LONDON & SYDNEY
Reverse: PRACTICE WITH SCIENCE AWARDED TO SIR REDMOND BARRY FOR SERVICES RENDERED 1870.
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1870
Mint: Hardy Brothers (Mint), London, England, Great Britain, 1870
Awarded To: Sir Redmond Barry, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1870

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