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Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletics of America medal

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Dieges & Clust, American, founded 1898  Search this
Issued by:
Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America, American, founded 1876  Search this
Received by:
Eulace Peacock, American, 1914 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 2 1/8 × 1 1/8 × 1/4 in. (5.4 × 2.8 × 0.7 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 11/16 × 1 1/8 × 1/8 in. (4.3 × 2.8 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
medals
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1937
Description:
Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletics of America medal for the Special Commemorative Sprint Series event awarded to Eulace Peacock in 1937. The medal is rectangular, gold colored, and has a bezel attached to two (2) jump rings. The obverse of the medal has a relief depiction of a classical sculpture of a nude athlete depicted mid-throw. The male athlete is shown from the right side with his proper right arm raised above his head and his proper left leg extended in a diagonal line. His proper right knee is bent. The figure stands in front of a tree stump and on a base. To the right of the figure’s torso is engraved text that reads, [MDCCCLXXVI]. Below is a rectangular box with relief text [·I·C·A·A·A·A·] centered. On either side of the text are sprigs of laurel. On the reverse of the medal is engraved text that reads [SPECIAL / COMMEMORATIVE / SPRINT SERIES / 1937] centered near the top. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark that reads, [DIEGES & CLUST].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Education  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:
A2014.63.105.1.41
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/fd501217704-6e50-4951-83fd-00aa7f09f592
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2014.63.105.1.41