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.
0 - Whole: H: 35 W: 35 D: 3mm (H: 1 3/8 W: 1 3/8 D: 1/8")
Francis Beaurepaire; 13 May 1891; 29 May 1956
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ian F Beaurepaire