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Medal - Brassey Field Firing & Marching Competition, Victorian Rifle Association, Victoria, Australia, 1896 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20061

Summary:
Australia Victoria
1896 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Brassey Field Firing and Marching Competition medal, not awarded. It was issued in 1896 by the Victorian Rifle Association.
Previous Collections: George McArthur
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)

More information

Themes this item is part of: Victorian Rifle Association, George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Public Life & Institutions Collection, McArthur Bequest
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: sports prizes
Series: Prize
DateEra: 1896 AD
Obverse Description: Badge of the Victorian Rifles Assoc., and motto PRO DEO ET PATRIA VICTORIA
Reverse Description: BRASSEY FIELD FIRING & MARCHING COMPETITION/WON BY/25. MAY. 1896 Wreath
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
Badge of the Victorian Rifles Assoc., and motto PRO DEO ET PATRIA VICTORIA (obverse)
BRASSEY FIELD FIRING & MARCHING COMPETITION/WON BY/25. MAY. 1896 Wreath (reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Victorian Rifle Association, Victoria, Australia
Previous Collection: George McArthur
Bibliography:
  1. [Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
  2. [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.

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