Accession number: 975.02.01
Materials: gold, ribbon
Measurements: 6.3 cm W x 0.3 cm Thick
Marks/Label: Embossed on face, Jeux Canada Games 1969; Embossed on opposite face, Halifax / Dartmouth Swimming Diving
According to original box, manufactured by Birks
Group: Canada Games
Narrative: The 1969 Canada Games in Halifax/Darmmouth were the first summer Canada Games. The Canada Games is a multisport interprovincial athletic event taking place every two years alternating between summer and winter. During the 1969 games the province of Nova Scotia won three gold medals and ranked firth overall.
One Canada Games gold medal, attached to lime-green ribbon, embossed lettering and images on faces of medal, enclosed in blue velvet lined case.