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Medal - Yass Pastoral & Agricultural Association Prize, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1870 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20726

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Yass
Yass Pastoral and Agricultural Association Prize Medal c. 1870 (AD)
Mint: Hardy Bros.
Awarded to: Yass Pastoral and Agricultural Association prize medal, issued around 1870. Minted by Hardy Bros, it was not awarded. The Yass Pastoral and Agricultural Association was established in the nineteenth century. Like many agricultural socieites of its time, it would have aimed to improve agricultural productivity through improvements in faming practice and technology, and annual shows and farming competitions. An annual Yass Agricultural Show is still held in the early 21st century.
Description:
An unissued bronze prize medal ( 70 mm diameter) featuring a wreath of Australian native flowers.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 70 mm (Diameter)
Dimension Comment: Weight > 100 g

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture
Themes this item is part of: Hardy Brothers Mint, New South Wales, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Medals
DateEra: circa 1870 AD
Obverse Description: YASS / PASTORAL / AND / AGRICULTURAL / ASSOCIATION within wreath of Australian native flora
Reverse Description: PALMAM QUI MERUIT FERAT/HARDY BROS. around wreath, within, raised blank central circle for engraving winners details
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: YASS PASTORAL AND AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION Wreath of Australian native flora
Reverse: PALMAM QUI MERUIT FERAT/HARDY BROS. Wreath, blank central circle for engraving
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Yass Pastoral and Agricultural Association, Yass, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1870
Mint: Hardy Brothers (Mint), circa 1970

Hardy Brothers also produced the Agricultural Society medals in 1870 - hence the c. 1870 date for this issue.

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