Lot #7147
Presentation version of 1996 Atlanta Gold Winner’s Medal

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Estimate: $7000+

Description

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 Olympic Games," features the Atlanta logo and a stylized 'Quilt of Leaves' olive branch pictogram of a swimmer. The medal is engraved on the bottom edge: "Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games." Complete with its green-and-gold ribbon and the attractive wooden display case, laser-cut on the lid with the centennial host logo and lined on the interior in black felt. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #601 - Ended January 21, 2021