India Calcutta Australia Victoria
Medal - Calcutta International Exhibition Silver Prize, 1883 - 84 (AD)
Awarded to: Baron Ferdinand von Mueller
Other Details: Calcutta International Exhibition medal, awarded to Baron Ferdinand von Mueller.
A damaged silver prize medal (c. 51 mm diameter) featuring a crowned bust of Queen Victoria. The prize medals from this exhibition were issued without the name of the winner engraved on the reverse, this medal has been engraved.
Bust of Queen Victoria in the style of Empress of India; around on broad rim. CALCUTTA INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION . 1883 - 84
Within olive wreath, AWARDED TO / BARON VON MUELLER / K.C.M.G.
This medal is of silver. A certificate for a gold medal is at the Melbourne Botanic Garden - Prof. R. W. Home ,Dec 2005.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Baron Ferdinand von Mueller, 15/3/1976
Obverse: CALCUTTA INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION . 1883 - 84 Reverse: AWARDED TO BARON VON MUELLER K.C.M.G.
Type of item
53.12 g (Weight)
Was once round now almost square!