Rhodesia: Winners Buchan Cup Award

Rhodesia: Winners Buchan Cup AwardRhodesia: Winners Buchan Cup Award
Form: Circular with attached loop
By: Marples & Beasley, Albion Street, Birmingham
Date: 1911
Ref:  Laidlaw: 1071;
22.2 mm9ct Gold8.9 gm$170

Edge: Plain.

Obverse: Footballer standing on ground, head left, right foot on football, right arm holding trophy resting on right thigh. Maker's mark stamped diagonally, lower left: "M&B" and lower right with Birmingham hallmarks for 9ct gold and "m" for 1911-12. Legend on a raised pebbled band above: "WINNERS.BUCHAN.CUP.1911" and engraved below: "LOCO A.F.C."

Reverse: View of Victoria falls. On a scroll below: "RHODESIA". Raised band around for engraving legend. This medal: "E.E.TENNANT".

Notes: Nothing is known about the Rhodesian Buchan Cup or the Loco Amateur Football Club.