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.
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.
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
Engraved within a wreath of fruit, grape vines and wheat ears, 1st / PRIZE / TO / George Henderson Esq. / FOR / Mare in Foal / OCTR. 1874
Donation from Ms Rachel Henderson, Ms Vivien Henderson, 27/08/1979
Obverse: GEELONG AND WESTERN DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY PINCHES LONDON Reverse: 1st PRIZE TO George Henderson Esq. FOR Mare in Foal OCTR. 1874
Type of item
25.35 g (Weight)