Medal - Victorian Rifle Association Prize 1891 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Awarded to: Lancaster, A.
Other Details: This Victorian Rifle Association silver prize medal was awarded to A. Lancaster in 1891. He had a winning score of 316 points.
A thick (5 mm) silver prize medal hanging from a pale blue white and crimson ribbon with ornste engraved bars at top and bottom. It features and ornately produced monogram VRA and gives details of the winner on the reverse.
Within a rope border , monogram VRA
Engraved within a thick closed wreath: WON BY / MR A. LANCASTER / 316 POINTS / 1891
Stamped K & Co
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15 Mar 1976
Obverse: VRA Reverse: WON BY MR A. LANCASTER 316 POINTS 1891 Edge: K & Co
Type of item
95 mm (Height), 31 mm (Outside Diameter), 50.47 g (Weight)
Weight includes ribbon and two bars. Height with ribbon extended
Round with loop and ribbon
[Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
[Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.