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Medal - Guildford Grammar School, Australia, circa 1904 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20379

Summary:
Australia Western Australia
Guildford Grammar School Unissued Prize Medal c. 1904 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Guildford Grammar School silver prize medal, made around 1904. It was not issued. Established in 1896, the School moved in moved to its present site in 1904. It grew quickly and was particularly successful in rowing and football. Guildford became one of the leading schools of Western Australia, and helped to establish the Secondary Public Schools' Sports Association of Western Australia, regarded as Western Australia's pre-eminent group of independent schools.
Description:
An unissued bronze prize medal (44 mm diameter) featuring the School shield.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 44 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 47.20 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: education, sport
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Guildford Grammar School, Western Australia
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: education
Series: Australian Prize Medals
DateEra: circa 1904 AD
Obverse Description: School shield, around on broad rim, + ANGL: APVD. GUILDFORD * SCHOL: GRAM: ECCLES:
Reverse Description: Around on broad rim defined by series of semi-circles, ANNUAL ATHLETIC SPORTS . GO FORWARD . at centre, C.E.G.S. PRIZE AWARDED TO
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: ANGL: APVD. GUILDFORD SCHOL: GRAM: ECCLES:
Reverse: ANNUAL ATHLETIC SPORTS GO FORWARD C.E.G.S. PRIZE AWARDED TO
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Guildford Grammar School, Western Australia, Australia, circa 1904
References: Mint 639

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