Olympic Memorabilia

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Desirable winner's medal issued to VIPs at the Atlanta 1996 Summer Olympics. Gilded, 70 mm, 180 gm, by Malcolm Grear Designers; manufactured by Reed and Barton. The front, inscribed "XXVI Olympiad Atlanta 1996" with Olympic rings, shows a ‘Seated Victory’ holding a laurel wreath and palm branch, with the Colosseum looming in the background; the reverse, inscribed "Centennial Olymp…

Sold For: $8,750 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Rare winner’s medal issued for the Paris 1900 Olympics. Solid silver, 55 gm, 38 mm x 57 mm, by Frederic Vernon, Paris. The front, inscribed “Republique Francaise, Exposition Universelle, Paris 1900,” features a winged goddess scattering laurels over the grounds of the Exposition; the reverse identifies the sport as gymnastics, “Championnat de Gymnastique,” and depict…

Sold For: $750 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Exceedingly rare winner's medal issued for the men's gymnastics team event at the London 1908 Olympics. Gold, 33.5 mm, 25 gm, designed by Bertram Mackennal, Birmingham; manufactured by Vaughton & Sons, England. The front, inscribed, "Olympic Games, London 1908," features a victorious athlete being crowned with a laurel wreath by two seated females; the reverse depicts St. Geo…

Sold For: $25,000 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Winner's medal issued for the Stockholm 1912 Olympics. Bronze, 33 mm, 19 gm, by Erik Lindberg and Bertram Mackennal. The front depicts a victorious athlete with palm branch being crowned with a laurel wreath by two seated females; the reverse, encircled with the text, "Olympiska Spelen I Stockholm," features a herald proclaiming the opening of the Olympic Games, with a bust of Ling, the found…

Sold For: $4,576 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Sought-after winner's medal issued for the Antwerp 1920 Olympics. Bronze, 60 mm, 81 gm, by Josue Dupon. The front shows a victorious athlete holding a laurel wreath and palm branch, with a statue of Renommee in the background, inscribed "VII Olympiade"; the reverse depicts the Brabo fountain above the Antwerp shield, with the Cathedral of Our Lady and city looming in the background, inscribed…

Sold For: $2,131 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Rare unawarded winner’s medal for the Squaw Valley 1960 Winter Olympics. Bronze, 57 mm, 86 gm, by Herff Jones, Indiana. The front features embossed heads of male and female athletes in profile, with bold text: “VII Olympic, Winter Games”; and the reverse featuring the Olympic rings under Olympic motto of “Citius, Altius, Fortius.” The blank area below rings, which wou…

Sold For: $9,075 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Winner’s medal issued by the International Ice Hockey Federation for the Grenoble Winter Olympics Ice Hockey World Championship. Silvered bronze, 60 mm, 97 gm, struck by Swiss medal manufacturer Huguenin. The front depicts a goalie in net and reads, “Championnats du Monde, Worlds Championships, 1968”; the reverse reads, “Ligue Internationale de Hockey sur Glace, Internatio…

Sold For: $1,000 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Winner's medal issued to Ukrainian weightlifter Leonid Zhabotinsky at the Mexico City 1968 Summer Olympics. Gilt silver, 60 mm, 125 gm, originally designed by Giuseppe Cassioli. The front is inscribed, "XIX Olimpiada Mexico 1968," and features a 'Seated Victory' with the Colosseum in the background; the reverse depicts a victorious athlete with palm branch being carried by several jub…

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Winner's medal issued to West German luger Christina Schmuck for the Grenoble 1968 Winter Olympics. Silver, 60 mm, 115 gm, by Roger Excoffon, Paris. The front, inscribed, "Xemes Jeux Olympiques D'Hiver, Grenoble 1968," features the Olympic rings; the reverse identifies the sport as luge, with a stylized rendering of the sport. Engraved on the bottom edge, "Luge Simple." Complete with orig…

Sold For: $9,375 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Beautiful winner's medal issued for the Lake Placid 1980 Winter Olympics. Bronze, 80 mm, 180 gm, by Tiffany and Co. of New York. The front, inscribed "XIII Olympic Winter Games," depicts a raised hand holding the Olympic torch against a mountain backdrop, with the Olympic rings to the right side; the reverse, inscribed "Lake Placid 1980," and engraved with sport, “Speedskating, 1,500m. …

Sold For: $8,750 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Sought-after winner's medal issued to Brazilian football star David Cortes da Silva at the Los Angeles 1984 Summer Olympics. Silver, 63.5 mm, 137 gm, by Dugald Stermer; manufactured by Jostens, Inc. The front, inscribed, "XXIII Olympiad, Los Angeles 1984," features a 'Seated Victory' with the Colosseum in the background; the reverse portrays a victorious athlete being carried by a jub…

Sold For: $15,629 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Highly desirable unawarded winner’s medal issued for the Seoul 1988 Summer Olympics. Silver, 61.3 mm, 140 gm, by the Korea Security Printing and Minting Corporation. The front features the traditional medal design by Giuseppe Cassioli of a ‘Seated Victory’ with the Colosseum in the background, and raised lettering, “XXIV Olympiad, Seoul, 1988”; the reverse features a…

Sold For: $6,250 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Sample gold winner's medal issued for the Albertville 1992 Winter Olympics. Gilt bronze, 69 mm, 202 gm. The front depicts the Albertville Games emblem encircled with French and English text, "XVI Olympic Winter Games 8-23 February 92, XVI Jeux Olympiques D'hiver 8-23 Fevrier 92"; the reverse depicts the official emblem against a mountainous backdrop, again encircled with French and Englis…

Sold For: $4,375 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Desirable winner's medal issued to VIPs at the Atlanta 1996 Summer Olympics. Gilded, 70 mm, 180 gm, by Malcolm Grear Designers; manufactured by Reed and Barton. The front, inscribed "XXVI Olympiad Atlanta 1996" with Olympic rings, shows a ‘Seated Victory’ holding a laurel wreath and palm branch, with the Colosseum looming in the background; the reverse, inscribed "Centennial Olymp…

Sold For: $8,750 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Rare winner's medal issued to Cuban long jumper Iván Pedroso at the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics. Gilt silver, 68 mm, 188 gm, by Wojciech Pietranik and Brian Thompson; manufactured by the Royal Australian Mint. The front depicts a 'Seated Victory' with the Colosseum in the background; the reverse portrays the Olympic rings over the iconic Sydney Opera House, with the Sydney Olym…

Sold For: $71,335 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Rare winner's medal issued to Cuban wrestler Juan Marén at the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics. Silver, 68 mm, 185 gm, by Wojciech Pietranik and Brian Thompson; manufactured by the Royal Australian Mint. The front depicts a 'Seated Victory' with the Colosseum in the background; the reverse portrays the Olympic rings over the iconic Sydney Opera House, with the Sydney Olympic torch …

Sold For: $11,251 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Beautiful winner’s medal presented to Iranian powerlifter Ali Hosseini at the Beijing 2008 Summer Paralympics. Silver with inlaid jade, 70 mm x 82 mm, 186 gm, by Medal Design Group, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Elena Votsi. Created from ancient Chinese jade patterns, the medal consists of silver and jade, which symbolize nobility and virtue. Jade has been regarded as a virtue since a…

Sold For: $2,360 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details

Rare winner's medal issued for the London 2012 Summer Olympics. Gilt silver, 85 mm, 430 gm, by David Watkins. The front of the medal features text across the top, "XXX Olympiad London 2012," above the winged Nike over Panathinaikon Stadium with the Acropolis in the background; the reverse features the emblem of the London Games against an abstract linear background. The event, “Shooting…

Sold For: $73,205 (w/BP) Auction #601 - January 21, 2021 View Details