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Medal - Department of Agriculture Victoria, Champion Prize, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35685

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 with loop and 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: 11.29 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height with loop extended 39 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: Plain with loop and ring attached at edge 12
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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