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.
Engraved at top, PUTTING THE WEIGHT; at centre VAAA interlaced; below, CHAMPIONSHIP
Engraved within wreath, W.J.DOOLAN / 1ST. / 18 FEBY. 1899
Twisted gold wire
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Twisted gold wire (edge) Engraved at top, PUTTING THE WEIGHT; at centre VAAA interlaced; below, CHAMPIONSHIP (obverse) Engraved within wreath, W.J.DOOLAN / 1ST. / 18 FEBY. 1899 (reverse)
Type of item
Exhibition Collection Management
28 mm (Width), 35 mm (Height)
30 * 38
Round with loop