Australia Western Australia Perth
Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia Silver Prize
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Silver medal minted for the Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia. The Society is a non-profit organisation based in Perth, Western Australia, which aims to promote the significance of rural Western Australia and the state's primary industries. It has encouraged and assisted the development of Western Australian resources, including agricultural, horticultural, viticultural, industrial, rural, technological, commercial and mineral resources. The Society was founded in 1831. It held its first show in 1834, and in 1890 it received permission to use the word 'Royal' in its title.
An unissued silver prize medal (51 mm diameter) featuring a swan swimming to left together with details of the issuing body and space to engrave details of a winner.
Swan swimming left; around, * ROYAL + AGRICULTURAL + SOCIETY + OF + WESTERN + AUSTRALIA below, FOUNDED / 1831;
Open wreath, wheat on left native flora on right
Obverse: ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA FOUNDED / 1831
Type of item
64.76 g (Weight)