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Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Silver Prize, Department of Agriculture, Victoria, Australia, 1906 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 17914

Summary:
Australia Victoria Great Western
Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria Silver Prize 1906 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: L.Kitz & Sons Ltd.

Other Details: This medal was awarded as Champion Prize of Australia to L. Kitz & Sons Ltd for dry wines by the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria in 1906. L. Kitz & Sons Pty Ltd were wine merchants. They had businesses at 460 Little Collins St, 219 Bourke St and Royal Arcade, 335 Bourke St. The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria held annual shows at its grounds in Flemington, still used for this purpose in the 21st century.
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.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 48 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 58.77 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture, royal melbourne show, wine, bottle
Themes this item is part of: L. Kitz & Sons Ltd, Wine Merchants, Melbourne, Victoria, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales, The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Prize Medals
DateEra: 1906 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 / L.KITZ & SONS LTD. / FOR / DRY WINES; around on broad rim, .. 1906 .. 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)
At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE OF AUSTRALIA AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE TO L.KITZ & SONS LTD. FOR DRY WINES .. 1906 .. THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1906
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded By: Victoria: Agriculture Department, Victoria, Australia, 1906
Awarded To: L.Kitz & Sons Ltd.

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