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Rowly Powly Curling Club Rink Medal

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Maker's mark: "DG" (in both small and large sizes)

Dumfries town marks: fouled anchor, unicorn's head

Other marks: "G", "K"

The inscription reads, "Rink medal of the Rowly Powly Curling Club, 14th January 1833."

 

Several curling clubs existed in Dumfries in the early 18th century.  Their medals were generally made by local silversmiths.

Materials/Media:
silver
Dimensions:
diameter 57mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:0198.17
Digital Number:
DMSW015a-c
Creation Date:
c1832
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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