Australia South Australia Adelaide
Medal - Lord Lister, University of Adelaide Prize c. 1900 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Melbourne
Other Details: The Lister Medal, a prize medal issued by the University of Adelaide. The guidelines of the medal state:
Whereas the sum of $200.00 has been paid to the University by an anonymous donor for the purpose of founding a prize in memory of the late Lord Lister, the following rules are hereby made:
1. The prize shall be called "The Lister Medal".
2. It shall consist of a bronze medal and the sum of $12.00.

Physical Description

An unissued specimen bronze prize medal (54 mm diameter) featuring a facing bust of Lord Lister.

Obverse Description

Bust of Joseph Lister facing wearing a suit and bow-tie; around, LORD LISTER

Reverse Description

Around outside circle of beads; UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE THE LISTER MEDAL; within circle, AWARDRD TO / FOR BEST THESIS ON

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