Medal - State School Essay Prize Gold, 1927 (AD)
Awarded to: not awarded
Other Details: A voided 9 carat gold medal minted in 1927 as a State School Essay Prize medal. It was issued by the Education Department of Victoria. It takes the form of a belt around a shield with loop, ring and purple ribbon.
A voided 9 carat gold medal formed through casting and engraving as a belt around a shield with loop, ring and purple ribbon. Details of the prize are engraved on the medal with space left to fill in the name of the winner and the State School Number.
Engraved on belt around a shield, KNOWLEDGE IS POWER ; on shield STATE SCHOOL / ESSAY / COMPETITION / 1927 with loop, ring and purple ribbon attached at top
Engraved on back of surrounding loop, Awarded To Punched at base of loop, W.C. CUTTING / C 9 CT. Engraved on back of shield S.S No.
Donation from Education Department of Victoria, 07/6/1976
Obverse: KNOWLEDGE IS POWER STATE SCHOOL ESSAY COMPETITION 1927 Reverse: Awarded To W.C. CUTTING / C 9 CT. S.S No.
Type of item
58 (Height), 5.777 g (Weight)
Height with ribbon extended
Round with loop and ribbon