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Medal - Doncaster & Box Hill Horticultural Association Gold Prize, Victoria, Australia, 1908 Reg. No: NU 33183
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.
- 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.
|Dimensions:||32 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||12.98 g (Weight)|
|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|
|Tertiary Classification:||agricultural prizes|
|Series:||Australian Agricultural Prize Medals|
|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
|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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