Summary

Australia
Medal - Geelong and Western District Agricultural and Horticultural Society Gold Prize 1874 (AD)
Mint: Pinches, London
Awarded to: George Henderson
Other Details: Geelong and Western District Agricultural and Horticultural Society gold prize medal, awarded to George Henderson for his entry of a mare in foal at the October 1874 show.

Physical Description

A gold prize medal (35 mm diameter) featuring a bull, ram steam traction engine, two horses pulling an unseen farming machine and a plough together with the details of the prize engraved within a wreath of fruit, grape vines and wheat.

Obverse Description

At centre, a large bull standing facing left, to left a ram, to right in background a steam traction engine and two horses pulling an unseen farming machine; below bull two sheep resting and in exergue a plough and the mint name in small letters, PINCHES LONDON. Around above in two lines GEELONG AND WESTERN DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL / AND HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

Reverse Description

Engraved within a wreath of fruit, grape vines and wheat ears, 1st / PRIZE / TO / George Henderson Esq. / FOR / Mare in Foal / OCTR. 1874

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