Australia Victoria Great Western
Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Champion Prize of Australia
Department of Agriculture, Victoria Gold 1900 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: Sir Rupert Clarke
Other Details: Gold Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Champion Prize of Australia medal, awarded in 1900 to Sir Rupert Clarke for a champion 'Shorthorn Cow'.
A gold prize medal (15 ct., 31 mm diameter with loop attached to edge at 12) with the obverse of the Department of Agriculture of Victoria featuring a rural scene with horse, sheep, cow and pig in the foreground and farmer reaping wheat in the background; combined with the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria Champion Prize of Australia reverse.
At centre surmounted by crown an agricultural scene with horse, sheep, cow and pig in the foreground and farmer reaping wheat in the background; around, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA
At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE / OF / AUSTRALIA / AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE / TO Sir Rupert J. H. Clarke, Bart. FOR SHORTHORN COW; around, .1900 . THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Obverse: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA 15C At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE OF AUSTRALIA AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE TO Sir Rupert J. H. Clarke, Bart. FOR SHORTHORN COW . 1900 . THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Type of item
14.2 g (Weight)
height to top of loop attached to edge 35 mm
Round with loop