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Medal - Horsham & Wimmera District Pastoral & Agricultural Society, Bronze Prize, Specimen, Victoria, Australia, circa 1875 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33186

Summary:
Australia Victoria Horsham
Medal - Horsham and Wimmera District Pastoral and Agricultural Society Bronze Prize c. 1875 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Other Details: Unissued Horsham & Wimmera District Pastoral & Agricultural Society prize medal specimen from the reference collection of the Melbourne Mint. The obverse die was cut by Julius Hogarth and reverse die by Thomas Stokes. The Society supported the development of farming practices and community relationships in the Wimmera region.
Description:
An unissued bronze prize medal (45 mm diameter) Featuring a rural scene with horse, bull, sheep, plough, grape vines etc. together with details of the issuing Society and space for engraving details of a winner within a wreath of fruit, grape vines and wheat.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 45 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 49.75 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: agriculture
Themes this item is part of: Julius Hogarth, Jeweller & Medal Maker (1820-1879), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Hogarth, Erichsen & Co., Jewellers, Sydney, New South Wales, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, Wimmera District Pastoral & Agricultural Society, Thomas Stokes, Token & Medal Maker (1831-1910)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Prize
DateEra: circa 1875 AD
Obverse Description: Around on broad rim, HORSHAM & WIMMERA DISTRICT PASTORAL & AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY; at centre space within wreat of fruit, grape vines and wheat; at base of wreath the artist's initials T S
Reverse Description: Rural scene with horse, bull, sheep, plough, scythe, grape vines etc. artists initials, JH below handle of scythe.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: HORSHAM & WIMMERA DISTRICT PASTORAL & AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY T S
Reverse: J H
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Horsham & Wimmera District Pastoral & Agricultural Society, Australia, circa 1875
Mint: Stokes & Martin, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1875
Artist: Thomas Stokes, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1875
Artist: Julius Hogarth, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1875
References: Mint 201

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