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Medal - Royal Horticultural Society, Gold Prize, Great Britain, 1906 Reg. No: NU 35403
- 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.
- 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
|Dimensions:||26 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||15.42 g (Weight)|
|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|
|Tertiary Classification:||agricultural prizes|
|Series:||British Agricultural Prize Medals|
|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|
|Inscriptions:||Obverse: ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY TO THE VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT AUSTRALIA. FOR FRUIT & VEGETABLES JUNE 6 1906.
Reverse: LABOR ET SCIENTIA
|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|