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.
An unissued specimen bronze prize medal (54 mm diameter) featuring a facing bust of Lord Lister.
Bust of Joseph Lister facing wearing a suit and bow-tie; around, LORD LISTER
Around outside circle of beads; UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE THE LISTER MEDAL; within circle, AWARDRD TO / FOR BEST THESIS ON
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
circa 1912 AD
Obverse: LORD LISTER Reverse: UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE THE LISTER MEDAL AWARDRD TO FOR BEST THESIS ON
Type of item
62.86 g (Weight)