Australia New South Wales Sydney
Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales Unfinished Prize medal 1937 (AD)
Other Details: This medal was struck to relpace medals featuring the head of Edward VIII who abdicated before his coronation in 1937. The detailed name and date of birth of the new King were intended tobe engraved on the plaque below the King's bust to celebrate the Coronation (see NU 20306).
An unissued and unfinished bronze prize medal (54 mm diameter) featuring a head of George VI, crowned, facing left together with plaque on which details of his name and date of birth were to be engraved. The reverse features a standard rural image with animals, fruits and grains a tractor and the rising sun together with a plaque on which a winners name would have been engraved.
Bust of George VI crowned facing left; around above, HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE VI.; below, scroll un-engraved, in small letters below bust, STOKES. MELB
Rural image with animals, fruits and grains, a tractor and the rising sun together with a plaque on which a winners name would have been engraved; around, ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES; below, SYDNEY
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Obverse: HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE VI. STOKES. MELB Reverse: ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES SYDNEY
Type of item
54 mm (Outside Diameter), 92.33 g (Weight)