Union County Meet medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

Manufactured by
Dieges & Clust, American, founded 1898
Issued by
Union County, American
Received by
Peacock, Eulace, American, 1914 - 1996
Medium
bronze
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 1 9/16 × 7/8 × 1/4 in. (4 × 2.2 × 0.7 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 7/16 × 7/8 × 1/8 in. (3.6 × 2.2 × 0.3 cm)
Type
medals
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place used
Union County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date
1926
Description
Union County Meet medal awarded to Eulace Peacock in 1926. The medal is bronze colored, rectangular, and has a round bezel with a jump ring. In the center of the obverse of the medal is a relief depiction of the Winged Victory of Samothrace statue on a rectangular plinth. Below the proper left wing of the headless statue is relief text that reads [UNION / COUNTY / MEET / 1926]. Next to the proper right leg of the statue is a laurel branch. On the reverse of the medal is a relief depiction of a laurel branch and an inscription that reads, [75 YD. / DASH / GS / Class B / Boys]. 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
Athletes
Children
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.105.1.104
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Awards and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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