Australia Queensland Herberton
Medal - Herbert River Agricultural and Pastoral Association Prize c. 1880 (AD)
Awarded to: Not issued
Other Details: Herberton was established in 1880 as part of the Herbert River tin mining field (the richest tin mining field in Australia at the time). This Association probably preceeds the Herberton Mining Pastoral and Agricultural Association.
An unissued bronze prize medal (45 mm diameter) featuring a Classical female figure seated facing right on a box bearing an Australian shield and extending her left arm bearing a Victor's wreath together with the name of the society and space on the reverse within an olive wreath to engrave details of a prize.
A classical female figure seated facing right on a box bearing an Australian shield and extending her left arm bearing a Victor's wreath; around above, HER[BER]T RIVER AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL ASSON.
Within an olive wreath space to engrave details of a prize
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
circa 1880 AD
Obverse: HER[BER]T RIVER AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL ASSON.
Type of item
45.01 g (Weight)