Summary

Rockbank Presentation gold medal presented to Donald Mackintosh for International Clay Bird Shooting in Melbourne, 7 October 1922.

Physical Description

Gold medal hung from a blue ribbon from an inscribed gold bar with pin.

Obverse Description

At centre a globe; on scroll diagonally across, DONALD MACKINTOSH (Globe inscribed Europe Asia Africa Sahara Australia); around on broad rim, UNIQUE INTERNATIONAL SHOOTING AUSTRALIA ENGLAND FRANCE BELGIUM ITALY SPAIN

Reverse Description

At centre on scroll, Melbourne Cup 1890 / CHAMPIONSHIPS / England, Rome / Belgium, Cannes / Monaco / GRAND PRIX / Paris, Florence / Madrid, Aux-les-bains / Monte Carlo / AGGREGATE / Monte Carlo 1908 / 1890 - 1922"; to left of scroll a shot-gun. Around on rim, INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE CUPS WON OUTRIGT + ENGLAND . AUSTRALIA . FRANCE +

Edge Description

Plain

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Arms, Leisure, Public Life & Institutions

  • Acquisition Information

    Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976

  • Date Issued

    1922 AD

  • Issued By

    Australia

  • Awarded To

    Donald Mackintosh, Australia, 1922

  • Inscriptions

    Obverse: UNIQUE INTERNATIONAL SHOOTING AUSTRALIA ENGLAND FRANCE BELGIUM ITALY SPAIN DONALD MACKINTOSH (Globe inscribed Europe Asia Africa Sahara Australia) Reverse: Melbourne Cup 1890 CHAMPIONSHIPS England, Rome Belgium, Cannes Monaco GRAND PRIX Paris, Florence Madrid, Aux-les-bains Monte Carlo AGGREGATE Monte Carlo 1908 1890 - 1922. INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE CUPS WON OUTRIGHT ENGLAND AUSTRALIA FRANCE On bar: ROCKBANK PRESENTATION MEDAL 7.10.1922 100 Clay Birds broken consecutively 102 CARTRIDGES

  • Series

    Australian Sport Medals

  • Material

    Gold

  • Axis

    12

  • Classification

    Medals, Commemorative, Sport

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Numismatics

  • Type of item

    Object

  • With bar and ribbon

    50 mm (Width), 87 mm (Height), 50.16 g (Weight)
    Weight includes ribbon and bar

  • Shape

    Round with loop, bar and ribbon

  • Keywords

    Firearms, Shooting, Sport