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Lot #3001
Athens 1896 Summer Olympics Participation Medal

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Estimate: $800+
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Participation medal issued for the Athens 1896 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 50 mm, 58 gm, by W. Pittner, Austria. The front features a seated Nike holding a laurel wreath over a phoenix emerging from flames, with Acropolis in the background; the reverse bears a star surmounted above five lines of Greek legend set within a laurel wreath.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia Auction
  • Dates: #468 - Ended January 21, 2016