Summary

Australia South Australia Adelaide
Medal - Tate Memorial, University of Adelaide Prize c. 1912 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons, Melbourne
Other Details: Bronze Tate Memorial medal, a University of Adelaide prize dated around 1912. It names Ralph Tate, 'Elder Professor of Natural Science', 1875 - 1901. The medal was intended as an award for original work in geology. It was not inscribed with a recipient's name.

Physical Description

An unissued specimen bronze prize medal (54 mm diameter) featuring a facing bust of Ralph Tate.

Obverse Description

Bust of Tate facing, head 3/4 left, wearing glasses, a suit and small bow-tie; around in two lines, ELDER PROFESSOR OF NATURAL SCIENCE / RALPH TATE 1875 - 1901; below in small letters the mint name, STOKES & SONS

Reverse Description

Around outside circle of beads; UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE TATE MEMORIAL MEDAL; within circle, AWARDED TO FOR ORIGINAL WORK IN GEOLOGY

Edge Description

Plain

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