VFL Premiership medal and stand awarded to Carlton footballer Justin Madden, 1987

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal
Date Used
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Object Detail

Brief Description
Bronze circular medal attached to a perspex mount (part 1) with accompanying mount base (part 2 and detached). The bronze medal features an image of a nude male with right right and and left leg stretched out in front (to the left of the medal). Imprinted beneath this image is the text, "ANDOR MESZAROS 1959" above the Maker's mark. On the reverse, is imprinted around the outside edge of the medal, "VICTORIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE / CARLTON PREMIERS 1987". This text encircles the names of Carlton's Premiership team in the configuration of players on an Australian football ground, "S. SILVAGNI / M. KENNEDY P. DEAN / I. AITKEN D. RHYS-JONES T. ALVIN / J. MADDEN / R. WALLS (COACH) W. JOHNSTON / M. NALEY / D. GLASCOTT C. BRADLEY S. ROBERTSON / (INTER) W. McKenzie / A. GLEESON / R. DENNIS S. KERNAHAN K. HUNTER / P. MELDRUM F. MURPHY / J. DORIRCH". Beneath the cradle of the mount the medal resides in is the engraved text, "J. MADDEN".
1 - Medal: H: 90 W: 102 D: 12mm (H: 3 9/16 W: 4 D: 1/2")
2 - Detached stand: H: 12 W: 150 D: 73mm (H: 1/2 W: 5 7/8 D: 2 7/8")
Date Used
In storage
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Credit Line
Kindly donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by an anonymous collector.


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