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Medal - General Purpose Agricultural Bronze Prize, Australia, circa 1875 Reg. No: NU 20299
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.'.
- 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
|Dimensions:||45 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||42.84 g (Weight)|
|Tagged with:||agricultural shows, agriculture|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|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.|
|Inscriptions:||Obverse: R.C. SC.
Reverse: R.C. SC.
Artist's Initials: R.C.