Union Foundry Annual Picnic sports medal 1883 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Awarded to: Phillips, T.
Other Details: This small silver medal was prepared for the annual company picnic of the Union Foundry in 1883. It was awarded for the 'Maiden Race' and was won by T. Phillips. The Union Foundry was started in Ballarat in 1863 to manufacture retorts for the local gas company, machinery for the Ballarat Meat Preserving Company and heavy castings for the Queensland sugar industry.
Engraved; UNION FOUNDRY / Pic Nic Sports / 1883
Engraved; Maiden Race / Won by / T. Phillips
Purchase from Spink Noble Numismatics, 13/2/1992
(edge) Engraved; UNION FOUNDRY / Pic Nic Sports / 1883 (obverse) Engraved; Maiden Race / Won by / T. Phillips (reverse)
Type of item
Exhibition Collection Management
27 mm (Width), 33 mm (Height)
28 * 33
Round with loop