1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games gold medal and chain, unawarded

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal
Date Used
1962
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Brief Description
British Empire and Commonwealth Games gold medal, and chain with flower-shaped links. The medal features the emblem of the BE & CG, a royal crown and rectangular-link chain, the date '1962' and lettering that reads, "VII BRITISH EMPIRE / AND / COMMONWEALTH / GAMES / PERTH / WESTERN AUSTRALIA". The reverse displays a coat-of-arms, kangaroo-paw sprays and wreath. It is not engraved. This medal was a spare victory medal, and was not awarded.
Measurements
H: 480 W: 56 D: 3mm (H: 18 7/8 W: 2 3/16 D: 1/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1962
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.1250.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Leslie Phillips

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