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Penn Athletic Club medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Bailey Banks & Biddle, American, founded 1832  Search this
Issued by:
Penn Athletic Club of Philadelphia, American, founded 1922  Search this
Received by:
Eulace Peacock, American, 1914 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 × 2 × 1/16 in. (5.1 × 5.1 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
medals
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941
Description:
Penn Athletic Club bronze medal for the 50 Yard Dash awarded to Eulace Peacock in 1941. The obverse of the metal has a circular band running around the edge with relief text inside that reads [PENN ATHLETIC CLUB] at the top and [TRACK MEET] at the bottom. In the center of the medal is a relief depiction of a young William Penn in profile. Surrounding Penn is an interior circular band of a laurel wreath. At the top of the medal, dividing the word [ATHLETIC], is a six pointed star with the letters [PAC] printed in relief in the center. The star is above an eagle with its wings spread wide. At the bottom of the medal is a circle with a relief depiction of the shield with a coat of arms. The shield is flanked on either side by a goddess. On the reverse of the medal is engraved text that reads [50 YARD DASH] at the top and [1941] of the bottom. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark for Bailey Banks & Biddle that reads [BB&B BRONZE].
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:
A2014.63.105.1.85
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/fd57d5986cb-de36-46cf-90bd-f2fa723f61ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2014.63.105.1.85