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Lot #3022
Paris 1924 Summer Olympics Bronze Participation Medal

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Estimate: $500+
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Handsome participation medal issued for the Paris 1924 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 55 mm, 72 gm, by Raoul Benard. The front features a stunning raised depiction of the goddess Nike crowning victorious athletes with laurel wreaths; the reverse bears a city view of Paris and raised text, “VIIIe Olympiade, Paris, 1924,” with the designer’s monogram below. Includes the original brown presentation case with red interior; the case's impressive condition indicates that the recipient was perhaps an official, representative, or other VIP.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympics
  • Dates: #544 - Ended January 17, 2019