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Medal - Charles Goss Prize, University of Adelaide, Australia, circa 1912 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34856

Summary:
Australia South Australia Adelaide
Medal - Charles Goss, University of Adelaide Prize c. 1900 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Melbourne
Other Details: University of Adelaide Prize medal, awarded for ophthamology. It features a bust of Dr Charles Goss (1849-1885).
Description:
An unissued specimen bronze prize medal (54 mm diameter) featuring a facing bust of Dr. Charles Gosse.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 54 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 63.46 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: eyes, healthcare medicine, ophthalmology
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: medicine & health
Series: Australian Prize Medals
DateEra: circa 1912 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of Gosse facing, head right, wearing a suit and cravat; around, CHARLES GOSSE M.D. 1849 - 1885
Reverse Description: Around outside circle of beads; UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE GOSS MEMORIAL MEDAL; within circle, AWARDED TO FOR OPHTHALMOLOGY
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: CHARLES GOSSE M.D. 1849 - 1885
Reverse: UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE GOSS MEMORIAL MEDAL AWARDED TO FOR OPHTHALMOLOGY
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: Dr Charles Gosse - University of Adelaide, Australia, circa 1912

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