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Medal - National Rose Society of Victoria, Bronze Prize, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35257

Summary:
Australia
Medal - National Rose Society of Victoria Bronze Prize c. 1900 (AD)
Mint: Not recorded
Other Details: A cross-shaped National Rose Society of Victoria struck bronze prize medal, dated around 1900. The National Rose Society of Victoria was affiliated with the National Rose Society of England.
Description:
A cross shaped struck bronze medal with loop and ring at top (30 * 37 mm)
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 37 mm (Height), 30 mm (Width)
Weight: 8.87 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: horticulture, roses
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Prize
DateEra: circa 1900 AD
Obverse Description: At centre, a rose, around NATIONAL ROSE SOCIETY * OF VICTORIA *
Reverse Description: On four arms of cross, NATIONAL ROSE SOCIETY ENGLAND in centre around circular space IN AFFILIATION * 1900 *
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: NATIONAL ROSE SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Reverse: NATIONAL ROSE SOCIETY ENGLAND IN AFFILIATION 1900
Shape: Cross & loop
Material: Bronze
Issued By: National Rose Society of Victoria, Australia
Commissioned By: National Rose Society of Victoria, Victoria, Australia

Comments

Walter Bloom Posted on 15 Mar 2012 3:50 PM
While the stock medal is dated 1900, it was given as a prize medal over a number of years. I have a silver version dated 1929-30, with the inscription engraved in the centre of the obverse. The bronze medal shown above looks as if the inscription in the centre has been removed.

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