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Medal - Rockbank Presentation, Shooting, Australia, 1922 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 35570

Summary:
Rockbank Presentation Medal
7 October 1922
Other Details: A gold medal hung from a blue ribbon from an inscribed gold bar with pin, presented to Donald Mackintosh, Melbourne, in 1922 for International Clay Bird Shooting.
Description:
A gold medal hung from a blue ribbon from an inscribed gold bar with pin.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 87 mm (Height), 50 mm (Width)
Weight: 50.16 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: Weight includes ribbon and bar

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Tagged with: firearms, shooting, sport
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: sport
Series: Australian Sport Medals
DateEra: 1922 AD
Obverse Description: At centre a globe; on scroll diagonally across, DONALD MACKINTOSH (Globe inscribed Europe Asia Africa Sahara Australia); around on broad rim, UNIQUE INTERNATIONAL SHOOTING AUSTRALIA ENGLAND FRANCE BELGIUM ITALY SPAIN
Reverse Description: At centre on scroll, Melbourne Cup 1890 / CHAMPIONSHIPS / England, Rome / Belgium, Cannes / Monaco / GRAND PRIX / Paris, Florence / Madrid, Aux-les-bains / Monte Carlo / AGGREGATE / Monte Carlo 1908 / 1890 - 1922"; to left of scroll a shot-gun. Around on rim, INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE CUPS WON OUTRIGT + ENGLAND . AUSTRALIA . FRANCE +
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: UNIQUE INTERNATIONAL SHOOTING AUSTRALIA ENGLAND FRANCE BELGIUM ITALY SPAIN DONALD MACKINTOSH (Globe inscribed Europe Asia Africa Sahara Australia)

Reverse: Melbourne Cup 1890 CHAMPIONSHIPS England, Rome Belgium, Cannes Monaco GRAND PRIX Paris, Florence Madrid, Aux-les-bains Monte Carlo AGGREGATE Monte Carlo 1908 1890 - 1922.
INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE CUPS WON OUTRIGHT ENGLAND AUSTRALIA FRANCE

On bar: ROCKBANK PRESENTATION MEDAL 7.10.1922 100 Clay Birds broken consecutively 102 CARTRIDGES
Material: Gold
Issued By: Australia
Awarded To: Donald Mackintosh, Australia, 1922

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