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Seton Hall College medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Dieges & Clust, American, founded 1898  Search this
Issued by:
Seton Hall University, American, founded 1856  Search this
Received by:
Eulace Peacock, American, 1914 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
copper alloy on metal with silk, dye, thread and a gemstone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 2 11/16 × 1 5/16 × 3/8 in. (6.8 × 3.4 × 0.9 cm)
H x W x D (pin): 1/4 × 1 5/16 × 1/4 in. (0.7 × 3.4 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (ribbon): 1 3/16 × 1 3/8 × 3/8 in. (3 × 3.5 × 0.9 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 5/16 × 1 5/16 × 3/16 in. (3.4 × 3.4 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
pins (fasteners)
medals
Place used:
South Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1935
Description:
Seton Hall College bronze medal for the Special Sprint event awarded to Eulace Peacock in 1935. The medal consists of a gold toned bar pin holding a blue and white striped ribbon. The pin has a “C” clasp closure on the back and a bar that holds the ribbon. The ribbon is crimped to the front of the bar at each corner. Attached to the bottom of the ribbon is a clover shaped, bronze colored medal held in place with two (2) jump rings. The medal has a round jump ring threaded through the top that is attached to the jump ring hanging from the bottom of the ribbon. In the center of the obverse of the medal is relief bust depiction of the Greek god, Hermes, depicted profile and wearing a winged helmet set with a blue gemstone. A relief sunburst pattern surrounds Hermes. Printed in relief around the edges of the medal is the text, [SETON HALL / COLLEGE]. On the reverse of the medal, at the top center, is engraved text that reads [SPECIAL SPRINTS / 1935]. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark for Dieges & Clust, an eagle’s head in profile above three spearhead shaped banners with the text [D], [&], and [C] stamped inside each banner. Below is the text, [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:
A2014.63.105.1.86
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/fd5e83e4b25-ed91-4805-a9a6-3358678c2761
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2014.63.105.1.86