Australia Victoria
1899 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Awarded to: Doolan, W.J.
Other Details: This is a gold medal awarded by the Victorian Amateur Athletics Association in 1899 to the winner of the competition 'Putting the Weight' (now the shot put). It was won by W.J. Doolan.

Obverse Description

Engraved at top, PUTTING THE WEIGHT; at centre VAAA interlaced; below, CHAMPIONSHIP

Reverse Description

Engraved within wreath, W.J.DOOLAN / 1ST. / 18 FEBY. 1899

Edge Description

Twisted gold wire

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