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Medal - Enoggera State School, Commemorative, Uncirculated, Australia, circa 1890 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20382

Summary:
Australia Queensland
Enoggera State School Good Conduct and Attendance Medal c. 1890 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Enoggera State School medal for progress, good conduct and attendance, to be presented by Mr. & Mrs. James Ferguson of Abbotsford. The medal is dated to around 1890. This copy was never awarded. Enoggera State School, in Queensland, was established in 1871 and is still open today.
Description:
An unissued bronze prize medal (45 mm diameter) to award to school children, featuring teaching aids, a globe, books, art and engineering equipment.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 45 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 44.47 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: education
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: education
Series: Australian Prize Medals
DateEra: circa 1890 AD
Obverse Description: At centre a group of rural teaching aids, a globe, books, art and engineering equipment; above, ENOGGERA STATE SCHOOL; below, PRESENTED BY MR. & MRS. JAMES FERGUSON, ABBOTSFORD
Reverse Description: Within laurel wreath, AWARDRD / TO / / FOR PROGRESS, / GOOD CONDUCT / AND ATTENDANCE / DURING
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ENOGGERA STATE SCHOOL PRESENTED BY MR. & MRS. JAMES FERGUSON, ABBOTSFORD
Reverse: AWARDRD TO FOR PROGRESS, GOOD CONDUCT AND ATTENDANCE DURING
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Enoggera State School, Australia
Commissioned By: Enoggera State School, Queensland, Australia, circa 1890

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