Melbourne Centenary Royal Show Presentation Medal 1934 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: Huntingfield, (Lord)
Other Details: In 1934 the Melbourne Show celebrated the Centenary of Victoria with a series of special events. The Governor of Victoria, Lord Huntingfield KCMG, was awarded this bronze medal in appreciation for his support. Prize winners that year each received a similar medal. Lord Huntingfield was Governor of Victoria from 1934 to 1939. He was the first Australia-born State governor and the last British peer to act as Governor of Victoria (he inherited an Irish title from his uncle).

Obverse Description

Melbourne Centenary symbol of man on horse holding torch; around, MELBOURNE CENTENARY ROYAL SHOW, in exergue, VICTORIA / 1934

Reverse Description

Pastoral scene; below engraved on plaque, Presented to / LORD HUNTINGFIELD. K.C.M.G. / - Governor of Victoria - / . 19th. October 1934 . in exergue, agricultural produce

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