Uncommon participation medal issued for the Los Angeles 1932 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 69 mm, 147 gm, by Julio Kilenyi. The front depicts an athlete standing with an unfurled Olympic flag reading “Xth Olympiad 1932.” The reverse features two seated female figures supporting the shield of the United States under raised text, “Los Angeles, California”; the figure on the left is holding an olive branch, and the other rests her hand on a shield bearing the seals of the State of California and the City of Los Angeles. Edge bears the engraved maker’s mark of the mint, “Whitehead-Hoag.” Complete with its original brown cardboard presentation box lined with form-fitting tan velvet.
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