Warwickshire Medal

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Date:18th of June 1892

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Warwickshire medal


Diameter 38mm


Medal struck to commemorate the Royal Agricultural Show, 18 June 1892. The obverse features a rural scene with a barn in the background and a sheep, horse and cow to the fore. The inscription within the central ring reads 'ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SHOW/ WARWICK/ 1892/ - JUNE 18 -', and around the outside, 'J.W.MANN.MAYOR.WARWICK J.D.BARBOUR.MAYOR.ROYAL.LEAMINGTON.SPA...' The reverse features a male bust over a banner which reads 'IN COMMEMORATION' and below is a view of Warwick Castle. At the base are the initals 'R.&.H'.

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Donor ref:LEAMG : M3876.1993.27 (66/17058)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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