Two variations of the participation medal issued for the Los Angeles 1984 Summer Olympics, including one given to athletes and officials, and one given to volunteers:
Participation medal issued for the Los Angeles 1984 Summer Olympics, as presented to athletes and officials. Bronze, 60 mm, 94 gm, by Dugald Stermer/Jostens. The front depicts the Olympic torch with raised text, “Citius Altius Fortius, XXIII Olympiad”; the reverse features the Los Angeles Games emblem over Olympic rings and laurel branches. Complete with its original blue velvet presentation case.
Volunteer participation medal issued for the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics. Bronze, 60 mm, 94 gm. The front features the Olympic motto “Citius Altius Fortius,” with a raised depiction of the LA Coliseum above crossed laurel branches; the reverse shows the official logo above Olympic rings with the text, “Los Angeles 1984, XXIII Olympiad.”
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