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Medal - Rockhampton Grammar School Prize, Australia, circa 1900 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34864

Summary:
Australia Queensland Rockhampton
Medal - Rockhampton Grammar Prize c. 1900 (AD)
Mint: Evan Jones, Sydney
Other Details: Rockhampton Grammar Prize bronze medal, minted around 1900 by Evan Jones, Sydney. It was not issued. The medal featues the Rockhampton Grammar badge,
Description:
An unissued bronze prize medal (41 mm diameter) featuring Rockhampton Grammar badge, a shield bearing a cross with the five stars of the Southern Cross surmounted by a Capricorn.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 41 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 35.65 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: capricorn, education, zodiac
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: education prizes
Series: Australian Prize Medals
DateEra: circa 1900 AD
Obverse Description: At centre, Rockhampton Grammar badge, a shield bearing a cross with the five stars of the Southern Cross surmounted by a Capricorn below on ribbon the motto, MACTE VIRTUTE ET LITERIS; around on broad rim, ROCKHAMPTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL QUEENSLAND
Reverse Description: Space within wreath of roses, thistles and shamrocks to engrave a winner's name; above in small letters the mint name, EVAN JONES SYDNEY
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ROCKHAMPTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL QUEENSLAND MACTE VIRTUTE ET LITERIS
Reverse: EVAN JONES SYDNEY
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Rockhampton Grammar School, Australia, circa 1900
Commissioned By: Rockhampton Grammar School, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, circa 1900

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