Summary

Australia New South Wales Sydney
Medal - Agricultural Society of New South Wales, Practice with Science 1870 (AD)
Mint: Hardy Brothers, London
Awarded to: Thomas Gaunt
Other Details: Agricultural Society of New South Wales medal dated around 1870, inscribed 'Practice with Science'. It was awarded to Thomas Gaunt, an important Melbourne watch and clock maker.

Physical Description

A bronze prize medal (89 mm diameter) featuring New South Wales, standing facing, holding a lit torch and a Victor's wreath, around her four children representing the four seasons harvest wheat, carry grapes and tend sheep; below on three panels art, agriculture and industry are represented.

Obverse Description

New South Wales, standing facing, holding a lit torch and a Victor's wreath, around her four children harvest wheat, carry grapes and; below on three panels art, agriculture and industry are representeed. tend sheep; around above, AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES in small letter below HARDY BROTHERS LONDON & SYDNEY

Reverse Description

Around above an olive wreath, PRACTICE WITH SCIENCE; within wreath, AWARDED / TO THOMAS GAUNT. / CLASS 587. / NO 1517.; engraved below wreath 1870

Edge Description

Plain

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