Great Britain Australia Victoria
Medal - Royal Horticultural Society Gold Prize 1906 (AD)
Mint: John Pinches, London
Awarded to: State Government of Victoria.
Other Details: This Royal Horticultural Society Gold Prize medal was awarded to the Victorian Government for fruit and vegetables on 6 July 1906.
A gold prize medal (26 mm diameter) of the Royal Horticultural Society featuring an oak tree with the motto on a ribbon LABOR ET SCIENTIA together with details of the award.
Around on broad rim, ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY; engraved at centre, TO / VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT / AUSTRALIA / FOR / FRUIT & VEGETABLES / JUNE 6 1906.
An old oak tree with large roots exposed, the motto on a ribbon which goes behind the tree, LABOR ET SCIENTIA
Transfer from Science Museum of Victoria (SMV), 1978
Obverse: ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY TO THE VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT AUSTRALIA. FOR FRUIT & VEGETABLES JUNE 6 1906. Reverse: LABOR ET SCIENTIA
Type of item
26 mm (Outside Diameter), 15.42 g (Weight)