Medal - Royal Horticultural Society Thomas Andrew Knight Prize1909 (AD)
Mint: John Pinches, London
Awarded to: Government of Victoria
Other Details: This Royal Horticultural Society Thomas Andrew Knight Prize medal was awarded to the Government of Victoria for an exhibit of dried fruits in London on 9 December 1909.
A silver prize medal (43 mm diameter) of the Royal Horticultural Society, London featuring a portrait of Thomas Andrew Knight by William Wyon and awarded to the Government of Victoria.
Bust of Knight facing left; around, THOMAS ANDREW KNIGHT PRESIDENT below, MDCCCXXXVI The artist's name W. WYON R.A. is on the truncation of the bust.
Within a wreath of roses and grapes, THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY; engraved, TO THE / GOVERNMENT OF / VICTORIA / FOR / DRIED FRUIT/ LONDON. DEC. 09.
Transfer from Science Museum of Victoria (SMV), 1978
Obverse: THOMAS ANDREW KNIGHT PRESIDENT MDCCCXXXVI. Reverse: THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY; engraved, TO THE / GOVERNMENT OF / VICTORIA / FOR / DRIED FRUIT/ LONDON. DEC. 09.
Type of item
44 mm (Outside Diameter), 48.39 g (Weight)