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Medal - Lord Lister Prize, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, circa 1912 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34849

Summary:
Australia South Australia Adelaide
Medal - Lord Lister, University of Adelaide Prize c. 1900 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Melbourne
Other Details: The Lister Medal, a prize medal issued by the University of Adelaide. The guidelines of the medal state:
Whereas the sum of $200.00 has been paid to the University by an anonymous donor for the purpose of founding a prize in memory of the late Lord Lister, the following rules are hereby made:
1. The prize shall be called "The Lister Medal".
2. It shall consist of a bronze medal and the sum of $12.00.
Description:
An unissued specimen bronze prize medal (54 mm diameter) featuring a facing bust of Lord Lister.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 54 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 60.72 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: education, healthcare medicine, surgery
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: education prizes
Series: Australian Prize Medals
DateEra: circa 1912 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of Joseph Lister facing wearing a suit and bow-tie; around, LORD LISTER
Reverse Description: Around outside circle of beads; UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE THE LISTER MEDAL; within circle, AWARDRD TO / FOR BEST THESIS ON
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: LORD LISTER
Reverse: UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE THE LISTER MEDAL AWARDRD TO FOR BEST THESIS ON
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: University of Adelaide, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Commissioned By: University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Person Depicted: Lord Joseph Lister, Australia, circa 1912

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