Wrington & Burrington Agricultural Society Medal
|Obverse - photograph kindly supplied by historical researcher Sue Tungate|
Sue Tungate writes that the Wrington Medal is in the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. It was made at the Soho Mint of Matthew Boulton. Some details:
1800 WRINGTON AND BURRINGTON AGRICULTURAL MEDAL
BMAG Accession Number: 1885 N 1541.85
Pedigree: H. Buckley Collection 1881
Engraver : ???
Axis 0; Diameter 51mm; weight 69.31g; bronzed
Obverse: Rural scene with cow and bull facing left, horse facing right hen and cock, pig sitting down facing right, sheep facing left. Also sheaves of corn. Agricultural implements; spade, raking device. In back ground farmhouse and tree. Cart being loaded above horse.
On exergual line: SOHO
Reverse: WRINGTON AND BURRINGTON AGRICULTURAL SOCY PRESENTED BY THE
Reference to dies in to be returned to owners before Soho Sale in 1850 (mentioned in Format 52). One pair for Cattle Show (Rev J. Vane) and one half pair for Ploughing (Rev. J. Vane)