Medal - Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria Silver Prize 1898 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: David Altson
Other Details: Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria Silver Prize medal, awarded to David Altson in 1898 as 1st prize for a collection of saddlery.
A silver prize medal (36 mm diameter) awarded to David Alston 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.
At centre inscribed within an olive wreath, D. Alston / 1898 around, THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
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
FIRST PRIZE COLLECTION OF SADDLERY
Purchase from Max Stern & Co. Ltd, 28 May 1986
Edge: FIRST PRIZE COLLECTION OF SADDLERY Obverse: THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA; at centre inscribed, D. Alston 1898 Reverse: the makers initials in exergue, S. & M.
Type of item
36 mm (Outside Diameter), 30.77 g (Weight)