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Medal - Department of Agriculture Victoria, Champion Prize, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35679

Summary:
Australia Victoria
Medal - Department of Agriculture, Champion Prize c.1910 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: Not Issued
Other Details: This is an unissued gold prize medal made for the the Department of Agriculture to supply regional Agricultural and Horticultural Societies. For an examples used by the Doncaster & Box Hill Horticultural Association see NU33183.
Description:
A gold prize medal (15 ct., 31 mm diameter set in ornate edged loop with ring attached to edge at 12) with the obverse of the Department of Agriculture of Victoria featuring below a crown a rural scene with horse, sheep, cow and pig in the foreground and farmer reaping wheat in the background; combined with the Champion Prize reverse which provides space for regional Agricultural and Horticultural Societies to add their name and details of an award.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 15.52 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height with loop extended 42 mm

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Prize Medals
DateEra: circa 1910 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 / AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE / TO / / FOR / ; below, VICTORIA
Edge Description: "Rope" style milling
Inscriptions: Obverse: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA 15C
At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE TO FOR . VICTORIA
Material: Gold
Issued By: Victoria: Agriculture Department, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910
Commissioned By: Victoria: Agriculture Department, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910

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