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Medal - Doncaster & Box Hill Horticultural Association Gold Prize, Victoria, Australia, 1908 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33183

Summary:
Australia
Doncaster & Box Hill Horticultural Association 1908 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: Hatfield, H.H.
Other Details: This is a standard Department of Agriculture prize medal engraved with the details of the issuing Society. It was awarded to H.H. Hatfield by the Doncaster and Box Hill Horticultural Assocation in 1908 for his exhibit of export pears and apples. Henry H. Hatfield lived in Middelborough Road, Box Hill.
Description:
A gold prize medal (15 ct., 31 mm diameter) with the obverse of the Department of Agriculture of Victoria featuring below a crown a rural scene with horse, sheep, cow and pig in the foreground and farmer reaping wheat in the background; combined with the Champion Prize reverse the name and details of an award have been added. The loop attached to the rim has beencut off.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 12.98 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture, apples, exports, pears, primary produce
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Prize Medals
DateEra: 1908 AD
Obverse Description: At centre surmounted by crown an agricultural scene with horse, sheep, cow and pig in the foreground and farmer reaping wheat in the background; around, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA
Reverse Description: At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE / AWARDED BY / DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE / TO / H.H. HATFIELD / !st. Prize / FOR / EXHIBIT OF / EXPORT APPLES AND PEARS; AROUND, DONCASTER & BOX HILL HORTICULTURAL ASSOC. 1908 VICTORIA
Edge Description: Plain (loop at 12 cut off)
Inscriptions: Obverse: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA
Reverse: CHAMPION PRIZE AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE TO H.H. HATFIELD !st. Prize FOR EXHIBIT OF EXPORT APPLES AND PEARS . DONCASTER & BOX HILL HORTICULTURAL ASSOC. 1908 VICTORIA
Shape: round
Material: Gold
Issued By: Doncaster and Box Hill Horticultural Assocation, Doncaster & Box Hill, Victoria, Australia, 1908
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1908
Commissioned By: Victoria: Agriculture Department, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1908
Awarded To: Henry Hatfield, Box Hill, Victoria, Australia

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