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Medal - Pastoral & Agricultural Association, New South Wales, Australia, pre 1900 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20301

Summary:
Australia New South Wales
D. Pastoral & Agricultural Association pre 1900 (AD)
Mint: Stokes?
Other Details: Small gilt Pastoral and Agricultural Association medal, dated prior 1900. Inscribed 'D.P.& A.S./N.S.W.', it could refer to the Deniliquin, Dora Creek, Dorrigo, Dubbo or Dudley Pastoral and Agricultural Association.
Description:
A small gilt medal (22 mm. diameter) issued by a Pastoral and Agricultural Society in New South Wales featuring the heads of a sheep, horse and cow together with a wheat sheaf, grape vine and plough.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 22 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.12 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: agricultural shows, agriculture, art medals
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: agricultural prizes
Series: Australian Agricultural Medals
DateEra: pre 1900 AD
Obverse Description: Star of eight points and rays; around, D.P.& A.S. * N.S.W. *
Reverse Description: No inscription; three circles; one depicts the head of a cow; the second the head of a horse; the third a ram's head between them are a wheat sheaf, plough and grape vine
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: D.P.& A.S./N.S.W.
Shape: Round with hole
Material: Gilt Bronze
Issued By: New South Wales, Australia, by 1900
References: Car D/4
Bibliography:
  1. [Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
  2. [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.

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