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Medal - Brassey Field Firing & Marching Competition, Victorian Rifle Association, Australia, 1899 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 33534

Summary:
Australia
(AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Brassey Field Firing and Marching Competition medal. Won by the 2nd Battallion, Infantry Brigade, on 24 May 1899. It was issued by the Victorian Rifle Association.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)

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Themes this item is part of: Victorian Rifle Association, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: sports prizes
Series: Association
DateEra: 1899 AD
Obverse Description: Central crossed framed by text in border set with wreath and star surmounted by lion atop a crown. Decorative suspension bar at top.
Reverse Description: 'BRASSEY FIELD FIRING & MARCHING COMPETITION/WON BY/2ND BATT./INF. B'GDE/24, MAY, 1899'.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
(obverse)
BRASSEY FIELD FIRING & MARCHING COMPETITION/WON BY/2ND BATT./INF. B'GDE/24, MAY, 1899 (reverse)
Shape: Round with loop
Material: silver
Issued By: Victorian Rifle Association, Australia

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John Rogers Posted on 02 Sep 2010 2:51 PM
There are details on the Brassey Field Firing and Marching Competition at www.cerberus.com.au/brassey_medal.html

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