Hooker Ronnie Dawson captained The British & Irish Lions on their 1959 Tour, taking the reins in six Tests – a record that was later equalled by Martin Johnson – as they won 2-0 in Australia and lost 3-1 in New Zealand.
The Irishman was unavailable in 1962, although he did Tour as an assistant manager in South Africa six years later. In 2013, he was inducted to the World Rugby Hall of Fame.
The stunning red polygon design is a produced from the latest and most current Lions branding.
Each coin is forged from solid brass with an antique bronze finish. Each coin weighs approx. 35g and measures 44mm in diameter x 3mm thick.
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