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Medal - Geelong College, Swimming Prize, Victoria, Australia, 1931 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 30594

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Medal - Geelong College Swimming Prize1931 (AD)
Awarded to: P.M. McCann
Other Details: Geelong College swimming championship second prize medal awarded to P.M. McCann in 1931. Geelong College was a Presbyterian school founded in Newton, Geelong, in 1861. It still operates in the 21st century. The recepient may be Peter Maxwell McCann, who served in World War II.
Description:
A silver prize medal (26 mm diameter) awarded for swimming, featuring the college shield with Pegasus flying above and motto SIC ITUR AD ASTRA (This is the way to the Stars) on ribbon below
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 10.586 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: education, sport, swimming
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Civil
Tertiary Classification: sports prizes
Series: Australian Prize Medals
DateEra: 1931 AD
Obverse Description: Geelong College Shield with Pegasus flying above and motto SIC ITUR AD ASTRA (This is the way to the Stars) on ribbon below
Reverse Description: Engraved P.M.McCANN / 2ND / GEELONG COLLEGE / Swimming Champ. / 1931.
Edge Description: Plain
Inscriptions: Obverse: SIC ITUR AD ASTRA
Reverse (engraved): P.M. McCANN / 2ND / GEELONG COLLEGE / Swimming Champ. / 1931.
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Geelong College, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Commissioned By: Geelong College, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 1931
Awarded To: P. McCann, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, 1931

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Geelong College Posted on 25 Sep 2012 7:00 PM
Geelong College have got many medals which includes for swimming also.Glad to read its full information here..I have got many things which I don't know..

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