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Medal - Department of Agriculture Victoria, Champion Prize of Australia, Victoria, Australia, circa 1905 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35121

Summary:
Australia Victoria
Medal - Department of Agriculture, Champion Prize of Australia c.1905 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: Not Issued
Other Details: This is an unissued gold prize medal made for the the Department of Agriculture in Association with the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria for the Melbourne Show. 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 Champion Prize of Australia reverse which provides space to add their name and details of an award.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.05 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture, royal melbourne show
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Prize Medals
DateEra: circa 1905 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 FOR . around, THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA
At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE OF AUSTRALIA AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE TO FOR . THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Material: Gold
Issued By: Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, circa 1905
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Victoria, Australia, circa 1905
Awarded By: Victoria: Agriculture Department

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