Guildford Grammar School unissued silver prize medal, Western Australia, circa 1904.
Established in 1896, the school moved to its present site in 1904. It grew quickly and was particularly successful in rowing and football. Guildford became one of the leading schools of Western Australia, and helped to establish the Secondary Public Schools' Sports Association of Western Australia, regarded as Western Australia's pre-eminent group of independent schools.
An unissued silver prize medal (32 mm diameter) featuring the School shield.
School shield, around on broad rim, + ANGL: APVD. GUILDFORD * SCHOL: GRAM: ECCLES:.
Around on broad rim defined by series of semi-circles, 'ANNUAL ATHLETIC SPORTS . GO FORWARD . at centre, C.E.G.S. PRIZE AWARDED TO'.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
circa 1904 AD
Obverse: 'ANGL: APVD. GUILDFORD SCHOL: GRAM: ECCLES:'. Reverse: 'ANNUAL ATHLETIC SPORTS GO FORWARD C.E.G.S. PRIZE AWARDED TO'.
Type of item
32 mm (Outside Diameter), 17.569 g (Weight)