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Medal - State School Essay Prize, Education Department of Victoria, Australia, 1927 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35527

Summary:
Australia Victoria
Medal - State School Essay Prize Gold, 1927 (AD)
Awarded to: not awarded
Other Details: A voided 9 carat gold medal minted in 1927 as a State School Essay Prize medal. It was issued by the Education Department of Victoria. It takes the form of a belt around a shield with loop, ring and purple ribbon.
Description:
A voided 9 carat gold medal formed through casting and engraving as a belt around a shield with loop, ring and purple ribbon. Details of the prize are engraved on the medal with space left to fill in the name of the winner and the State School Number.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Education Department of Victoria, 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Weight: 5.777 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height with ribbon extended

More information

Tagged with: education
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Education Department of Victoria, Education Department of Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: education prizes
Series: Australian Prize Medals
DateEra: 1927 AD
Obverse Description: Engraved on belt around a shield, KNOWLEDGE IS POWER ; on shield STATE SCHOOL / ESSAY / COMPETITION / 1927
with loop, ring and purple ribbon attached at top
Reverse Description: Engraved on back of surrounding loop, Awarded To
Punched at base of loop, W.C. CUTTING / C 9 CT.
Engraved on back of shield S.S No.
Edge Description: pLAIN
Inscriptions: Obverse: KNOWLEDGE IS POWER STATE SCHOOL ESSAY COMPETITION 1927
Reverse: Awarded To W.C. CUTTING / C 9 CT. S.S No.
Shape: Round with loop and ribbon
Material: Gold
Issued By: Education Department of Victoria, Australia, 1927
Commissioned By: Education Department of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1927
Awarded To: W. Cutting

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