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Medal - Royal Horticultural Society, Gold Prize, Great Britain, 1906 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35403

Summary:
Great Britain Australia Victoria
Medal - Royal Horticultural Society Gold Prize 1906 (AD)
Mint: John Pinches, London
Awarded to: State Government of Victoria.
Other Details: This Royal Horticultural Society Gold Prize medal was awarded to the Victorian Government for fruit and vegetables on 6 July 1906.
Description:
A gold prize medal (26 mm diameter) of the Royal Horticultural Society featuring an oak tree with the motto on a ribbon LABOR ET SCIENTIA together with details of the award.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Science Museum of Victoria (SMV), 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 26 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 15.42 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture, exports, fruit, primary produce, vegetables
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Pinches Mint, Medal Makers, London, England, Royal Horticultural Society, Royal Horticultural Society
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: British Agricultural Prize Medals
DateEra: 1906 AD
Obverse Description: Around on broad rim, ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY; engraved at centre, TO / VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT / AUSTRALIA / FOR / FRUIT & VEGETABLES / JUNE 6 1906.
Reverse Description: An old oak tree with large roots exposed, the motto on a ribbon which goes behind the tree, LABOR ET SCIENTIA
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY TO THE VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT AUSTRALIA. FOR FRUIT & VEGETABLES JUNE 6 1906.
Reverse: LABOR ET SCIENTIA
Shape: round
Material: Gold
Issued By: Royal Horticultural Society of London, London, England, Great Britain, 1906
Mint: Pinches, London (Mint), London, England, Great Britain, 1906
Commissioned By: Royal Horticultural Society of London, London, England, Great Britain, 1906
Awarded To: State Government of Victoria Treasury, Victoria, Australia, 06 Jun 1906

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