Summary

Australia Victoria Great Western
Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria Silver Prize 1908(AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons employing old Stokes & Martin dies
Awarded to: E.A. Porter.
Other Details: This Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria silver prize medal was awarded to E.A. Porter by the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria in 1908 as 3rd prize for a Lincoln Ram over 2 1/2 years old.

Physical Description

A silver prize medal (36 mm diameter) awarded to E.A. Porter, featuring Victoria standing holding a Victor's wreath and colonial shield surrounded by the heads of a horse, sheep and cow, a plough, wind mill and stables. In the background a ship powered by steam ans sail leaves port and a light-house.

Obverse Description

At centre inscribed within an olive wreath, E.A. Porter / 1908; around, THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA

Reverse Description

Victoria standing front, head left holding a Victor's wreath in right hand and resting left hand on colonial shield; she is surrounded by the heads of a horse, sheep and cow, a plough, wind mill and stables. In the background a ship powered by steam ans sail leaves port and a light-house; in exergue, S&M

Edge Description

Engraved 3RD. PRIZE, LINCOLN RAM OVER 2 1/2 YEARS

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