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Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Champion Prize of Australia, Victoria, Australia, 1897 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20170

Summary:
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Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Champion Prize of Australia 1897 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Awarded to: Sir Rupert T. H. Clarke Bart.
Other Details: Silver Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Champion Prize of Australia medal, awarded in 1897 to Sir Rupert T. H. Clarke Bart for a champion Leicester Ewe.
Description:
A silver prize medal (47 mm diameter) with the obverse of the Department of Agriculture of Victoria featuring a rural scene with horse, sheep, cow and pig in the foreground, and farmer and wife driving two horse buggy in the background; combined with the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria Champion Prize of Australia reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 47 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 58.71 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, farm animals, sheep
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Agricultural Prize Medals
DateEra: 1897 AD
Obverse Description: At centre surmounted by crown an agricultural scene with horse, sheep, cow and pig in the foreground, and farmer and wife driving two horse buggy in the background; around, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA and the motto INDUSTRIAE NIHIL IMPOSSIBILE (with work nothing is impossible) on ribbon.
Reverse Description: At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE OF AUSTRALIA AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE TO Sir Rupert T. H. Clarke Bart. FOR LEICESTER EWE; around on broad rim, . 1897 . THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA and the motto INDUSTRIAE NIHIL IMPOSSIBILE (with work nothing is impossible)
Reverse: CHAMPION PRIZE OF AUSTRALIA AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE TO Sir Rupert T. H. Clarke Bart. FOR LEICESTER EWE .. 1897 .. THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Material: Silver
Issued By: Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1897
Mint: Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1897
Commissioned By: Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Victoria, Australia, 1897
Awarded To: Sir Rupert Clarke, Victoria, Australia, 1897

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