Summary

Australia Queensland Herberton
Medal - Herbert River Agricultural and Pastoral Association Prize c. 1880 (AD)
Mint: Unknown
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.

Physical Description

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.

Obverse Description

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.

Reverse Description

Within an olive wreath space to engrave details of a prize

Edge Description

Plain

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