Historical information

School lapel badge worn by John Stanley Coltman. John attended Ballarat College 1913 - 1920; dux of college 1919 and school captain 1920. The blue border is unusual. This may denote the rank of school captain.


Only one of its kind in collection to date

Physical description

Gold-plated lapel badge featuring Minerva head in centre on black oval background surrounded by gold school motto on red background and decorative gold edging on blue background.There is a single pin attached to the rear of the badge.

Inscriptions & markings

School motto on face: E STUDIIS CLARITUDO VENIT