Silver medal for 1908 London Olympic Games 400 metres freestyle, won by Frank Beaurepaire

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal/Silver medal
Date Used
1908
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Brief Description
Silver medal won by Frank Beaurepaire (swimmer) in the 400 metre Freestyle at the 1908 Olympic Games in London. Obverse features two seated female figures crowning a victorious athlete with a laurel wreath. Inscription in lower section reads "OLYMPIC GAMES / LONDON 1908". Reverse depicts scene of St. George, patron saint of England, slaying a dragon to save a princess.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 35 W: 35 D: 3mm (H: 1 3/8 W: 1 3/8 D: 1/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1908
Location
On display
Registration No
1990.2400.10
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ian F Beaurepaire

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