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Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Champion Prize of Australia, Victoria, Australia, 1914 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35684

Summary:
Australia Victoria Werribee
Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Champion Prize of Australia 1914 (AD)
Department of Agriculture, Victoria
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: Central Research Farm, Werribee.
Other Details: Silver Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Champion Prize of Australia medal, awarded in 1914 to the Central Research Farm, Werribee, for a champion 'Suffolk Ram'.
Description:
A silver prize medal (47 mm diameter) with the obverse of the Department of Agriculture of Victoria featuring a rural scene with horse, sheep, cow and pig in the foreground, and farmer and wife driving two horse buggy in the background; combined with the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria Champion Prize of Australia reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Science Museum of Victoria (SMV), 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 47 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 53.54 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture, farm animals, royal melbourne show, sheep
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Agricultural Prize Medals
DateEra: 1914 AD
Obverse Description: At centre surmounted by crown an agricultural scene with horse, sheep, cow and pig in the foreground, and farmer and wife driving two horse buggy in the background; around, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA and the motto INDUSTRIAE NIHIL IMPOSSIBILE (with work nothing is impossible) on ribbon.
Reverse Description: At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE / OF / AUSTRALIA / AWARDED BY / DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE / TO / Central Research Farm / Werribee / FOR / SUFFOLK RAM; around on broad rim, .. 1914 .. THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA and the motto INDUSTRIAE NIHIL IMPOSSIBILE (with work nothing is impossible)
At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE OF AUSTRALIA AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE TO Central Research Farm Werribee FOR SUFFOLK RAM .. 1914 .. THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Material: Silver
Issued By: Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1914
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Victoria, Australia, 1914
Commissioned By: Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1914
Awarded To: Department of Agriculture Central Research Farm, Werribee, Victoria, Australia, 1914

Central Research Farm Werribee.

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