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SA Union: South Africa (including Southern Rhodesia) Amateur Athletics and Cycling Association Competition Award

SA Union: South Africa (including Southern Rhodesia) Amateur Athletics and Cycling Association Competition AwardSA Union: South Africa (including Southern Rhodesia) Amateur Athletics and Cycling Association Competition Award
Form: Circular
By: ?
Date: 1929
Ref:  Laidlaw: 1045;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
37.6 mmSilver27.6 gm$20

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Raised toothed rim. Four shields linked together by ornaments with the coat of arms for the Cape Province, Natal, the Orange Free Sate and Southern Rhodesia around the circular coat of arms for the Transvaal. Legend on a band above: "SOUTH.AFRICAN.AMATEUR.ATHLETICS.AND.CYCLING.ASSOCIATION" and below between stars: "COMPETITION".

Reverse: Raised toothed rim. Within a laurel wreath, space for engraving. This medal: "1929 / 400 YDS RELAY / SECOND / NATAL / H.S.SAVAGE". Stamped: "SILVER" near lower right rim.

Notes: The S.A. Amateur Athletic and Cycling Association was formed in 1905 with the merger of the the S.A. Cycling Union and the S.A. Athletic Union. The association was dissolved in 1958 after 53 years.

Southern Rhodesia had voted in 1922 not join the Union of South Africa but remained a member of this sporting association. The: "SILVER" stamp and the absence of the South African silver hallmarks suggests that this medal was made in Southern Rhodesia.