Historical information

Medal was awarded to members of the 1923 VFL premiership team


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. Greg Stockdale was a champion for Essendon in the 1920s; he won the VFL goal kicking in 1923 with a then-record 68 goals; he won Essendon's Best and Fairest Award in 1925.

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

Medal has "Premiers VFL 1923" inscribed in red and black letters; reverse is engraved "G. Stockdale".