Lot #7132
Seoul 1988 Summer Olympics Silver Winner's Medal

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Estimate: $6000+

Description

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 sleek modern design by the Seoul Organizing Committee portraying a soaring dove of peace with a laurel branch in its beak, with the Seoul Olympic emblem above. The edge is not inscribed with the name of an event. Complete with its original ultramarine, red, orange, and white ribbon, and its purple velvet presentation case with cardboard box.

Auction Info

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