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Medal - Thomas Andrew Knight Prize, Royal Horticultural Society, Great Britain, 1909 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 34513

Summary:
Great Britain
Medal - Royal Horticultural Society Thomas Andrew Knight Prize1909 (AD)
Mint: John Pinches, London
Awarded to: Government of Victoria
Other Details: This Royal Horticultural Society Thomas Andrew Knight Prize medal was awarded to the Government of Victoria for an exhibit of dried fruits in London on 9 December 1909.
Description:
A silver prize medal (43 mm diameter) of the Royal Horticultural Society, London featuring a portrait of Thomas Andrew Knight by William Wyon and awarded to the Government of Victoria.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Science Museum of Victoria (SMV), 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 44 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 48.39 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture, dried fruit, exports, primary produce, pomona flora
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Thomas Andrew Knight, Orchardist (1759-1838), William Wyon, Medallist & Engraver (1795-1851), Royal Horticultural Society, Royal Horticultural Society, William Wyon, Medallist (1795-1851)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: British Agricultural Prize Medals
DateEra: 1909 AD
Obverse Description: Bust of Knight facing left; around, THOMAS ANDREW KNIGHT PRESIDENT below, MDCCCXXXVI
The artist's name W. WYON R.A. is on the truncation of the bust
Reverse Description: Within a wreath of roses and grapes, THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY; engraved, TO THE / GOVERNMENT OF / VICTORIA / FOR / DRIED FRUIT/ LONDON. DEC. 09
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: THOMAS ANDREW KNIGHT PRESIDENT MDCCCXXXVI
Reverse: THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY; engraved, TO THE / GOVERNMENT OF / VICTORIA / FOR / DRIED FRUIT/ LONDON. DEC. 09
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Royal Horticultural Society of London, London, England, Great Britain, 1909
Artist: William Wyon - Royal Mint, London, England, Great Britain, 1836
Commissioned By: Royal Horticultural Society of London, England, Great Britain, 1909
Awarded To: State Government of Victoria Treasury, Victoria, Australia, 1909
Person Depicted: Thomas Knight, England, Great Britain, 1836

Portrait bust by William Wyon

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