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Medal - General Purpose Agricultural Silver Prize, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1880 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35404

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Picton
Medal - General Purpose Agricultural Silver Prize c. 1880 (AD)
Mint: J. Moore
Other Details: This medal was prepared for the Picton Agricultural and Horticultural Society Show by engraving the Society details on the reverse. It was manufactured by J. Moore in Great Britain as a general purpose medal.
Description:
An unissued silver prize medal (33 mm) with space to engrave with details of the winner on the back. It has been prepared for the Picton Agricultural and Horticultural Society Show by engraving the Society details. It features a British agricultural scene with a bull, horse, sheep, pig and plough and in the background an English farm house, hay-stack and top of a church.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 38 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 25.27 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Joseph Moore, Medal Designer (1817-?)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Prize
DateEra: circa 1880 AD
Obverse Description: A British agricultural scene with a bull, horse, sheep, pig and plough and in the background an English farm house, hay-stack and top of a church in exergue, J. MOORE
Reverse Description: Engraved around inside the top of a wreath of wheat, PICTON A & H SOCIETY
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: J. MOORE
Reverse: PICTON A & H SOCIETY
Material: Silver
Issued By: New South Wales, Australia, circa 1880
Mint: J. Moore (Mint), England, Great Britain

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