1918 - Mawatagoda

Agricultural Show Medal

A silver Medal from 1918 Agricultural show held in Mawatagoda (6.0N, 80.68E) in Matara District of Southern Province, Ceylon.

SPECIFICATIONS
AlloySilver
Diameter30.2 mm
Thickness1.4 mm
Weight9.42 gms
ShapeRound
EdgePlain
DieAxis
1918_mawatagoda_ag_obverse 1918_mawatagoda_ag_reverse
Uncataloged

Obverse :Royal Crown in center, circle of 18 flowers within dot circle inside raised rim.
Reverse :MAWATAGODA
1918
below small symbolic Cresent Moon and Sun with AGRICULTURAL SHOW curved along top periphary, within dot circle inside raised rim.

For more details see the older 1891 Kegalle copper Medal with the same Sun and Moon symbols.

The medal was scanned at 300 dpi and the images are displayed at 200 dpi. It was purchased from an antique shop in Kandy in 2008 May.