Medal - General Purpose Agricultural Bronze Prize, Australia, circa 1875 Numismatics 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
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 45 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 42.84 g (Weight)

More information

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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