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Medal - Prahran School of Design Prize, Victoria, Australia, circa 1880 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34636

Summary:
Australia Victoria Prahran
Medal - Prahran School of Design Prize
The Victoria Medal for Original Architectural Design c. 1880 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Awarded to: De Lacy Evans, G.
Other Details: Prahan School of Design silver prize medal for original architectural design, awarded to G. de Lacy Evans around 1880. It was not his first medal. In 1879 Evans won an elocution prize medal in silver from Wesley College.
Description:
An silver prize medal (38 mm diameter) to award for Original Architectural Design , featuring a crowned and veiled head of Queen Victoria facing left.
Acquisition Information:
Donation, 1985
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 38 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 27.39 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: architecture, education
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: design prizes
Series: Australian Prize Medals
DateEra: circa 1880 AD
Obverse Description: At centre, crowned and veiled head of Queen Victoria facing left; aropund on broad rim, THE VICTORIA MEDAL +; in small letters on either side of cross, STOKES & MARTIN MELBOURNE
Reverse Description: Above wreath of olive and laurel (all engraved), ORIGINAL ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN below wreath, FIRST PRIZE ; within wreath, AWARDED / TO / C. DE LACY EVANS. / A.V.I.A.
Edge Description: (engraved) PRAHAN SCHOOL OF DESIGN
Inscriptions: Obverse: THE VICTORIA MEDAL STOKES & MARTIN MELBOURNE
Reverse: ORIGINAL ARCHETECTURAL DESIGN FIRST PRIZE AWARDED TO C. DE LACY EVANS A.V.I.A.
Edge (engraved):PRAHRAN SCHOOL OF DESIGN
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Prahran School of Design, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Martin (Mint), Australia
Awarded To: G. De Lacy Evans, Victoria, Australia, circa 1880

See also NU34637 to de Lacy Evans from Wesley College 1879.
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria
Organisation Named: Prahran School of Design

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