Medal - Department of Agriculture, Champion Prize c.1910 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: Not Issued
Other Details: This is an unissued gold prize medal made for the the Department of Agriculture to supply regional Agricultural and Horticultural Societies. For an examples used by the Doncaster & Box Hill Horticultural Association see NU33183.
A gold prize medal (15 ct., 31 mm diameter set in ornate edged loop with ring attached to edge at 12) with the obverse of the Department of Agriculture of Victoria featuring below a crown a rural scene with horse, sheep, cow and pig in the foreground and farmer reaping wheat in the background; combined with the Champion Prize reverse which provides space for regional Agricultural and Horticultural Societies to add their name and details of an award.
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 / AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE / TO / / FOR / ; below, VICTORIA
"Rope" style milling
circa 1910 AD
Obverse: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA 15C At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE TO FOR . VICTORIA
Type of item
15.52 g (Weight)
Height with loop extended 42 mm
Round with loop