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Lot #3051
Grenoble 1968 Winter Olympics Silver Winner’s Medal

Innovative Grenoble silver medal

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Innovative Grenoble silver medal

Winner’s medal issued 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 cross-country skiing, “Fond,” and depicts a skier. Complete with original colorful ribbon. The Grenoble winner’s medals were the first to feature a unique design on the reverse for each sport. A scarce example with just 250 silver medals struck in total.

Auction Info

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