Doncaster & Box Hill Horticultural Association 1908 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: Hatfield, H.H.
Other Details: This is a standard Department of Agriculture prize medal engraved with the details of the issuing Society. It was awarded to H.H. Hatfield by the Doncaster and Box Hill Horticultural Assocation in 1908 for his exhibit of export pears and apples. Henry H. Hatfield lived in Middelborough Road, Box Hill.
A gold prize medal (15 ct., 31 mm diameter) with the obverse of the Department of Agriculture of Victoria featuring below a crown a rural scene with horse, sheep, cow and pig in the foreground and farmer reaping wheat in the background; combined with the Champion Prize reverse the name and details of an award have been added. The loop attached to the rim has beencut off.
At centre surmounted by crown an agricultural scene with horse, sheep, cow and pig in the foreground and farmer reaping wheat in the background; around, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA
At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE / AWARDED BY / DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE / TO / H.H. HATFIELD / !st. Prize / FOR / EXHIBIT OF / EXPORT APPLES AND PEARS; AROUND, DONCASTER & BOX HILL HORTICULTURAL ASSOC. 1908 VICTORIA
Plain (loop at 12 cut off)
Obverse: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA Reverse: CHAMPION PRIZE AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE TO H.H. HATFIELD !st. Prize FOR EXHIBIT OF EXPORT APPLES AND PEARS . DONCASTER & BOX HILL HORTICULTURAL ASSOC. 1908 VICTORIA
Type of item
12.98 g (Weight)