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Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Champion Prize of Australia, Victoria, Australia, 1900 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35651

Summary:
Australia Victoria Great Western
Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Champion Prize of Australia
Department of Agriculture, Victoria Gold 1900 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: Sir Rupert Clarke
Other Details: Gold Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Champion Prize of Australia medal, awarded in 1900 to Sir Rupert Clarke for a champion 'Shorthorn Cow'.
Description:
A gold prize medal (15 ct., 31 mm diameter with loop attached to edge at 12) 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 reaping wheat in the background; combined with the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria Champion Prize of Australia reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 30 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.20 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: height to top of loop attached to edge 35 mm

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, cows, farm animals
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, 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: 1900 AD
Obverse Description: At centre surmounted by crown an agricultural scene with horse, sheep, cow and pig in the foreground and farmer reaping wheat in the background; around, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA
Reverse Description: At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE / OF / AUSTRALIA / AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE / TO Sir Rupert J. H. Clarke, Bart. FOR SHORTHORN COW; around, .1900 . THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA 15C
At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE OF AUSTRALIA AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE TO Sir Rupert J. H. Clarke, Bart. FOR SHORTHORN COW . 1900 . THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Material: Gold
Issued By: Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1900
Mint: Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1900
Commissioned By: Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1900
Awarded To: Sir Rupert Clarke, Victoria, Australia, 1900

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