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Medal - Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Sydney Show Souvenir, Australia, 1922 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 31146

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Sydney
Souvenir of Sydney Show 1922 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Bronze gilt Sydney Agricultural Show souvenir medal, minted in 1922. The reverse features a rural scene, with horse, cow, ram and agricultural implements.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Robert Edwards - Museum of Victoria, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 13.69 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Height with ribbon extended, 75 mm.

More information

Tagged with: agricultural shows, royal sydney show
Themes this item is part of: Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: agriculture
Series: Australian Commemorative Medals
DateEra: 1922 AD
Obverse Description: At centre Cornucopiae below a crown; around below, THE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETYS SHOW
Reverse Description: Rural scene, a horse, cow and a ram; agricultural implements in the foreground, above, SOUVENIR OF SHOW; In the Exergue: 1922
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
THE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETYS SHOW Cornucopia surmounted by a crown (obverse)
SOUVENIR OF SHOW; In the Exergue: 1922 Rural scene, a horse, cow and a ram; agricultural implements in the foreground (reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
References: Car 1922/3

Comments

jen pollard Posted on 13 Feb 2010 6:58 PM
hi i live in merton victoria and found a medal that matches this description in my paddock, just wondered what and why it was givin out for or did u have to buy it? really intrested to find out any info that you have and if u have pic of this so i can make sure it is the right one, thanks heaps jen
Discovery Centre Posted on 15 Feb 2010 4:36 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Jen, thanks for your enquiry. Museum Victoria offers a free identification service. If you send an image of your medal through the Discovery Centre on the website we will refer it to the History and Technology Curatorial staff to identify. You can find out more about this service here: http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/ask-us-a-question/identifications/identification-guidelines-/
kevin mc cann Posted on 14 Jun 2014 3:25 PM
just reading the comments above as i have found a 1923 show medal too at harden n.s.w.
i am a bottle collector and have dug up this medal,along with many other items like enamel signs ,dolls parts,lamp bases.all lost or thrown out from many years ago. this dump dates 1920 -1935.
have searched similar medals on ebay for sale too.

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