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Medal - Department of Agriculture Victoria, Grand National Prize, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35281

Summary:
Australia Victoria
Medal - Department of Agriculture, Grand National 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. The Department charged 2 guineas for a medal.
Description:
A gold prize medal (15 ct., 31 mm diameter) 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 Grand National Show 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: 12.38 g (Weight)

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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 TO / / FOR / ; around, THE GRAND NATIONAL SHOW, HELD AT
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA
At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE AWARDED TO FOR . THE GRAND NATIONAL SHOW, HELD AT
Shape: round
Material: Gold
Issued By: Victoria: Agriculture Department, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910
Commissioned By: Victoria: Agriculture Department, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910

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