Medal - Victoria's Jubilee Exhibition Gold Prize1884 - 1885 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Martin
Other Details: Gilt Victoria's Jubilee Exhibition prize medal, not engraved with a recepient's name. This exhibition was held in the Royal Exhibition Buildings in 1884-85 as part of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of white settlement in Victoria.
A standard medal of the exhibition (30 mm diameter) set in an eight pointed star and gold plated. The star is decorated with geometric and floral engravings, the medal provides details of the exhibition and space for the winner's name and features Plenty standing front, emptying a cornucopiae and pointing to a scroll with the motto NOBLE AND USEFUL WORKS
Set in 8-pointed star engraved with flowers a medal with at centre on shield, AWADRED / TO around, J.H. KNIPE . ORIG. PRO. around all on broad rim, JUBILEE OF VICTORIA EXHIBITION 1884 - 85
Set in 8-pointed star engraved with geometric patterns a medal where within a trefoil compartment, Plenty standing front, emptying a cornucopiae and pointing to a scroll with the motto NOBLE AND USEFUL WORKS. In the three compartments outside the trefoil, a leaf and scroll work.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15 Mar 1976
Obverse: JUBILEE OF VICTORIA EXHIBITION 1884 - 85 J.H. KNIPE . ORIG. PRO. AWADRED TO Reverse: NOBLE AND USEFUL WORKS
Type of item
56 mm (Width), 65 mm (Height), 23.52 (Weight)
Car. 1884-5/1 in 8-pointed star, gilt