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Medal - Victorian Amateur Athletics Association, Victoria, Australia, 1899 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20123

Summary:
Australia Victoria
1899 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Awarded to: Doolan, W.J.
Other Details: This is a gold medal awarded by the Victorian Amateur Athletics Association in 1899 to the winner of the competition 'Putting the Weight' (now the shot put). It was won by W.J. Doolan.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 35 mm (Height), 28 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: 30 * 38

More information

Tagged with: shot putting, sport
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Victorian Amateur Athletics Association
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: sports prizes
Series: Prize
DateEra: 1899 AD
Obverse Description: Engraved at top, PUTTING THE WEIGHT; at centre VAAA interlaced; below, CHAMPIONSHIP
Reverse Description: Engraved within wreath, W.J.DOOLAN / 1ST. / 18 FEBY. 1899
Edge Description: Twisted gold wire
Inscriptions: Twisted gold wire (edge)
Engraved at top, PUTTING THE WEIGHT; at centre VAAA interlaced; below, CHAMPIONSHIP (obverse)
Engraved within wreath, W.J.DOOLAN / 1ST. / 18 FEBY. 1899 (reverse)
Shape: Round with loop
Material: Gold
Issued By: Victorian Amateur Athletics Association (VAAA), Victoria, Australia
Awarded To: W. Doolan

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