Medal - Grand Challenge Cup Gold Medal awarded to G.H. Coleman, Hawthorn Rowing Club, 1928

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal
Date Used
Circa 1928
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Gold medal awarded to George Harry Coleman, Senior Eights (No. 5), Hawthorn Rowing Club. Small gold-coloured circular medal with small linked loop at top. Obverse features raised lettering around circumference MELBOURNE AMATEUR REGATTA ESTAB. 1903. Ornate shield in centre with animal on top [Melbourne coat of arms]. Reverse has GRAND CHALLENGE CUP/PRIZE MEDAL around circumference, with trophy cup in centre. Medal has engraving around rim H.R.C. 1928 G.H. Coleman (5)
0 - Whole: H: 32 W: 28mm (H: 1 1/4 W: 1 1/8")
Associated Event
Date Used
Circa 1928
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Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by James and John Coleman




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