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Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia, Silver Prize, Western Australia, Australia Numismatics Reg. No: NU 18980

Summary:
Australia Western Australia Perth
Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Silver Prize
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Silver medal minted for the Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia. The Society is a non-profit organisation based in Perth, Western Australia, which aims to promote the significance of rural Western Australia and the state's primary industries. It has encouraged and assisted the development of Western Australian resources, including agricultural, horticultural, viticultural, industrial, rural, technological, commercial and mineral resources. The Society was founded in 1831. It held its first show in 1834, and in 1890 it received permission to use the word 'Royal' in its title.
Description:
An unissued silver prize medal (51 mm diameter) featuring a swan swimming to left together with details of the issuing body and space to engrave details of a winner.
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 51 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 64.76 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia, Claremont, Western Australia
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Medals
Obverse Description: Swan swimming left; around, * ROYAL + AGRICULTURAL + SOCIETY + OF + WESTERN + AUSTRALIA below, FOUNDED / 1831;
Reverse Description: Open wreath, wheat on left native flora on right
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA FOUNDED / 1831
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia

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