Australia Victoria Horsham
Medal - Horsham and Wimmera District Pastoral and Agricultural Society Bronze Prize c. 1875 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Other Details: Unissued Horsham & Wimmera District Pastoral & Agricultural Society medal specimen from the reference collection of the Melbourne Mint. The obverse die was cut by Julius Hogarth and reverse die by Thomas Stokes. This example has a larger diameter than the normal medal. The Society supported the development of farming practices and community relationships in the Wimmera region.

Physical Description

An unissued bronze prize medal (46 mm diameter) Featuring a rural scene with horse, bull, sheep, plough, grape vines etc. together with details of the issuing Society and space for engraving details of a winner within a wreath of fruit, grape vines and wheat.

Obverse Description

Around on broad rim, HORSHAM & WIMMERA DISTRICT PASTORAL & AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY; at centre space within wreat of fruit, grape vines and wheat; at base of wreath the artist's initials T S

Reverse Description

Rural scene with horse, bull, sheep, plough, scythe, grape vines etc. artists initials, JH below handle of scythe.

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