Medal - Department of Agriculture, Champion Prize of Australia c.1905 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: Not Issued
Other Details: This is an unissued gold prize medal made for the the Department of Agriculture in Association with the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria for the Melbourne Show. The Department charged 2 guineas for a medal.
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 of Australia reverse which provides space to add their name and details of an award.
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 OF AUSTRALIA AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE TO FOR . around, THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
circa 1905 AD
Obverse: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VICTORIA At centre, CHAMPION PRIZE OF AUSTRALIA AWARDED BY DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE TO FOR . THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
Type of item
32 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.05 g (Weight)