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Medal - Geelong and Western District Agricultural and Horticultural Society, Silver Prize, Victoria, Australia, 1863 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 24631

Summary:
Australia
Medal - Geelong and Western District Agricultural and Horticultural Society Silver Prize 1863 (AD)
Mint: Pinches, London
Awarded to: Buckingham, J.
Other Details: J. Buckingham was awarded this silver medal for his entry of bacon at the March 1863 Geelong and Western Districts Agricultural and Horticultural Society show.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 41 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 54.76 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: agriculture, bacon
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Geelong Agricultural & Pastoral Society, Geelong, Victoria, Geelong Agricultural & Pastoral Society, Geelong, Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Prize
DateEra: 1863 AD
Obverse Description: At centre, a large bull standing facing left, to left a ram, to right in background a steam traction engine and two horses pulling an unseen farming machine; below bull two sheep resting and in exergue a plough and the mint name in small letters, PINCHES LONDON. Around above in two lines GEELONG AND WESTERN DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL / AND HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
Reverse Description: Engraved within a wreath of fruit, grape vines and wheat ears, PRIZE / to / Mr. J. Buckingham / FOR / BACON / March 1863
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Geelong & Western District Agricultural & Horticultural Society, Western District, Victoria, Australia, 1863
Commissioned By: Geelong & Western District Agricultural & Horticultural Society, Victoria, Australia, 1863
Awarded To: Mr. J Buckingham, Victoria, Australia, 1863

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