Chaminade Relays Medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

Manufactured by
Minero, American
Issued by
Chaminade High School, American, founded 1930
Received by
Peacock, Eulace, American, 1914 - 1996
Medium
sterling silver with silk, dye and thread
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 2 13/16 × 1 3/8 × 1/4 in. (7.2 × 3.5 × 0.7 cm)
H x W x D (pin): 1/4 × 1 1/16 × 3/16 in. (0.6 × 2.7 × 0.4 cm)
H x W x D (ribbon): 1 5/16 × 1 3/8 × 1/4 in. (3.3 × 3.5 × 0.7 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 1/2 × 1 5/16 × 1/8 in. (3.8 × 3.4 × 0.3 cm)
Type
pins (fasteners)
medals
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place used
Nassau County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1941
Description
Second Annual Charminade Relays third place medal for the 300 Yard event awarded to Eulace Peacock in 1941. The medal consists of a pin holding a red and gold striped ribbon attached to a medal. The gold toned safety pin on the back of the ribbon is attached with red and gold thread. Attached to the bottom of the ribbon is a bronze colored, round medal held in place with two (2) jump rings. The obverse of the medal has a circular band with relief text at the top and bottom that reads [CHARMINADE] and [RELAYS]. In the center of the medal is a relief depiction of a male in bust pose, depicted in profile facing the left edge of the medal. The man is wearing a laurel wreath on his head and his shoulders are nude. Behind him is a nine (9) ray sun motif. The reverse of the medal is stamped with the date, [1941]. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark for Minero that reads [STERLING / MINERO / N.Y.].
Topic
African American
Athletes
Education
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.105.1.30
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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