Lovely official commemorative medal issued for the Paris 1924 Summer Olympics. Gilt bronze, 60 mm, 83 gm, by Arthus Bertrand. The front features a beautiful raised profile of Marianne, national symbol of the French Republic, wearing a Phrygian cap, encircled with the text, "Republique Francaise"; the reverse bears laurel branches, a central blank tablet, and raised text, “VIIIe Olympiade, Paris, 1924." Stamped “Bronze” on an edge. Includes bottom half of maroon paper box.
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