Historical information

Medal was awarded to Bertie Wollacott


This item is of historic significance because medals were only awarded to the players in the premiership team and senior officials of the Club at the time. Bertie Wollacott played 11 games for Essendon between 1918 and 1921 and was Honorary Treasurer from 1922 to 1927.

Physical description

Circular gold medal with small scroll and loop at top and larger metal ring through small loop; centre of medal has been cut out leaving E F C; E is coloured with red enamel; F and C are coloured with black enamel; each letter is outlined in gold. Border of medal has been treated to resemble rose gold.

Inscriptions & markings

Top half of border has "Premiers" printed in black text with "V.F.L. 1923" printed in black text in bottom half of border. Reverse is engraved around border with "B. E. Wollacott Hon Treasurer", stamped "W. Brown" and "18ct".