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Medal - General Purpose Agricultural Bronze Prize, Australia, circa 1875 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20299

Summary:
Australia
Medal - General Purpose Agricultural Bronze Prize c. 1880 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Awarded to: not issued
Other Details: General purpose agricultural bronze prize medal, including an image of two horses. It was made around 1875. Both dies were cut by an artist identified as 'R.C.'.
Description:
An unissued bronzed proof-like strike of the prize medal (45 mm diameter) featuring two horses facing right and space to engrave details of a prize within a wheat wreath.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 45 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 42.84 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Prize
DateEra: circa 1875 AD
Obverse Description: No inscription; Two horses facing right., on Exergue line:R.C. SC.
Reverse Description: Wreath of wheat; R.C. SC. at centre btm.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: R.C. SC.
Reverse: R.C. SC.
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Australia

Artist's Initials: R.C.
Artist: Morrison

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