1962 British Empire & Commonwealth Games Women's 4x100 yards Gold Medal, won by Betty Cuthbert

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal/Gold medal
Date Used
1962
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Brief Description
Gold medal awarded to Betty Cuthbert as a member of the Australian Women's 4x100 yds relay team at the 1962 British Empire & Commonwealth Games in Perth. The medal features a royal crown, rectangular-link chain, and lettering 'VII BRITISH EMPIRE/ AND/ COMMONWEALTH/ GAMES/ PERTH/ WESTERN/ AUSTRALIA'. The reverse features a coat-of-arms, laurels and sprays of kangaroo paw, and engraved lettering 'ATHLETICS/ Women/ 4x110 yds./ Relay/ B. CUTHBERT/ Australia'.
Measurements
H: 63 W: 56 D: 2mm (H: 2 1/2 W: 2 3/16 D: 1/16")
H: 395 W: 120 D: 2mm (H: 15 9/16 W: 4 3/4 D: 1/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1962
Location
In storage
Registration No
1989.3815.4

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