CNA Sprint Series Medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

Manufactured by
Loren Murchison & Company, American
Issued by
Unidentified
Received by
Peacock, Eulace, American, 1914 - 1996
Date
1930-1948
Medium
enamel on gold and metal
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 1 7/8 × 1 9/16 × 1/4 in. (4.7 × 3.9 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 7/16 × 1 5/16 × 1/8 in. (3.7 × 3.4 × 0.3 cm)
Description
CNA gold medal for the sprint series awarded to Eulace Peacock. The gold with blue enamel medal is round and is attached to two (2) round jump rings. The obverse of the medal has a relief band of laurel garlands running along the left and right edges of the medal. At the top, just below the bezel, is a relief depiction of a banded hat with a tall crown. At the bottom is a relief depiction of a pair of wings. At the center of the medal is a blue enamel circle with stacked, inlaid gold text that reads, [C / N / A], banded with a gold castellated edge. The reverse of the medal has engraved text that reads [SPRINT / SERIES] with engraved flourishes above, below, and between the lines of text. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark for Murchison, [1/10 10KG.F. / MURCHISON / NEWARK].
Place made
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Awards and Medals
Type
medals
Topic
Athletes
Sports
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
A2014.63.105.1.35
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
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