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Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Royal Empire Show Prize, Australia, 1941 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20563

Summary:
Australia New South Wales Sydney
Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Royal Empire Show Prize 1941 (AD)
Mint: Stokes
Awarded to: Not issued
Other Details: Octagonal silver-plated Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Royal Empire Show prize medal, minted in 1941. It was not awarded. The Show was held 7-15 April 1941.
Description:
An octagonal silver-plated unissued prize medal (63 mm. wide) for the Royal Empire Shoe held in Sydney in 1941. It features a head of George VI bare facing left and a rural image including cow, horse, rooster, pig and farmer on horse-drawn reaper. A plaque is provided in which details of a winner would have been stamped.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 64 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture, wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945
Themes this item is part of: Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, HRH George VI (1895-1952), Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Medals
DateEra: 1941 AD
Obverse Description: Head of George VI bare, facing left; around, THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF N.S.W.
Reverse Description: Rural image including cow, horse, rooster, pig and farmer on horse-drawn reaper. A plaque is provided in which details of a winner would have been stamped; around above, ROYAL EMPIRE SHOW; below, 7TH 15TH / APRIL / 1941 / SYDNEY in tiny lettes at lower left, STOKES MELB.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF N.S.W.
Reverse: ROYAL EMPIRE SHOW 7TH-15TH APRIL 1941 SYDNEY STOKES MELB.
Shape: Octagonal
Material: Silver-plated
Issued By: Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1941
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1941
Person Depicted: HM George VI, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
References: Car 1941/2

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