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Medal - Royal Horticultural Society Joseph Banks Silver Prize 1909 (AD)
Mint: John Pinches, London
Awarded to: State Government of Victoria.
Other Details: This Royal Horticultural Society Joseph Banks Silver Prize medal was awarded to the Victorian Department of Agriculture for preserved fruit and vegetables on 1 December 1909.
A silver prize medal (38 mm diameter) of the Royal Horticultural Society, London featuring a portrait of Joseph Banks and awarded to the Government of Victoria.
Bare head right; around, SIR JOSEPH BANKS BT PRS BORN 1745 DIED 1820
THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY; engraved, TO THE / GOVERNMENT OF / VICTORIA / FOR / PRESERVED FRUIT / & VEGITABLES / LONDON DEC. 09
Transfer from Science Museum of Victoria (SMV), 1978
Obverse: SIR JOSEPH BANKS BT PRS BORN 1745 DIED 1820 Reverse: THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY; engraved, TO THE / GOVERNMENT OF / VICTORIA / FOR / PRESERVED FRUIT / & VEGITABLES / LONDON DEC. 09
Type of item
38 mm (Outside Diameter), 32.63 g (Weight)