Medal, 100 yard Navy Running Championship 1901 Third Place

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Medal/Bronze medal
Date Used
1901
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Brief Description
Bronze medal won by H. Hempstead (runner) for 3rd place in the 100 Yards running championship of the Navy. Event held as part of the Commonwealth Games celebrations in Sydney, 1901. Obverse features the six badges of Australia's states with England's badge and a crown at the top. Text in legend reads "COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA / SYDNEY 1901". On reverse, text framed by a wreath reads, in part "...COMMONWEALTH / CELEBRATIONS / SYDNEY. / 1901 / PRESENTED TO / H. HEMPSTEAD.". Text detailing event around rim. Suspension ring at top.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 50 W: 39 D: 4mm (H: 1 15/16 W: 1 9/16 D: 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1901
Location
In storage
Registration No
1990.2342.3

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