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CNA Sprint Series Medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Loren Murchison & Company, American  Search this
Issued by:
Unidentified  Search this
Received by:
Eulace Peacock, American, 1914 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
enamel on gold and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1 7/8 × 1 9/16 × 1/4 in. (4.7 × 3.9 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 7/16 × 1 5/16 × 1/8 in. (3.7 × 3.4 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
medals
Place made:
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930-1948
Description:
CNA gold medal for the sprint series awarded to Eulace Peacock. The gold with blue enamel medal is round and is attached to two (2) round jump rings. The obverse of the medal has a relief band of laurel garlands running along the left and right edges of the medal. At the top, just below the bezel, is a relief depiction of a banded hat with a tall crown. At the bottom is a relief depiction of a pair of wings. At the center of the medal is a blue enamel circle with stacked, inlaid gold text that reads, [C / N / A], banded with a gold castellated edge. The reverse of the medal has engraved text that reads [SPRINT / SERIES] with engraved flourishes above, below, and between the lines of text. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark for Murchison, [1/10 10KG.F. / MURCHISON / NEWARK].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Sports  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
A2014.63.105.1.35
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cd76c4e0-77ce-4751-b4dd-6b71f59b4948
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2014.63.105.1.35