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Medal - Victorian Amateur Athletics Association, Victoria, Australia, 1901 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 20361

Summary:
Australia Victoria
1901 (AD)
Mint: Stokes & Sons
Awarded to: Gardiner, C.H.
Other Details: Victorian Amateur Athletics Association bronze medal awarded on 11 November 1901 to C.H. Gardiner for long jump. The Victorian Amateur Athletics Association had been formed only nine years earlier. It did not allow underage or female members.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 45 mm (Diameter)

More information

Tagged with: athletics long jump, sport
Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Victorian Amateur Athletics Association, Stokes & Son, Medal Makers, Melbourne, Victoria & Sydney, New South Wales
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: sport
Series: Prize
DateEra: 1901 AD
Obverse Description: HONOR TO WHOM HONOR IS DUE around a classical head facing left Under neck truncation: H.R.S.
Reverse Description: V.A.A.A (engraved)/AWARDED TO/(engraved:C.H.GARDINER/LONG JUMP/ CHAMPIONSHIP/2ND/11.11.01 all within a wreath, at centre btm : S & S.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Plain (edge)
HONOR TO WHOM HONOR IS DUE around a classical head facing left Under neck truncation: H.R.S. (obverse)
V.A.A.A (engraved)/AWARDED TO/(engraved:C.H.GARDINER/LONG JUMP/ CHAMPIONSHIP/2ND/11.11.01 all within a wreath, at centre btm : S & S. (reverse)
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Victorian Amateur Athletics Association (VAAA), Victoria, Australia
Mint: Stokes & Sons (Mint), Australia
Awarded To: C. Gardiner
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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