Silver 1908 Olympic Games participation medallion, presented to Frank Beaurepaire

Object Type
Civic mementoes/Souvenir/Medallion
Date Used
1908
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Object Detail


Brief Description
Silver participation medallion presented to Frank Beaurepaire (swimmer) to commemorate the Olympic Games in London, 1908. Obverse features winged female figure of Fame standing on a globe, holding a palm leaf and trumpet. Text in lower left section lists countries that were previous Olympic Games hosts. Text in lower right section reads "IN / COMMEMORATION / OF THE OLYMPIC / GAMES HELD / IN LONDON / 1908".". Reverse depicts two males in a four horse chariot, one the driver and the other a judge. He holds a palm leaf to present to the victor.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 50 W: 50 D: 3mm (H: 1 15/16 W: 1 15/16 D: 1/8")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1908
Location
On display
Registration No
1990.2400.13
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Ian F Beaurepaire

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