Lot #3005
Paris 1900 Olympics Winner’s Medal for Gymnastics

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Estimate: $1200+

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Description

Scarce winner's medal issued for the Paris 1900 Olympics. Silvered bronze, 42 mm x 60 mm, 46 gm, by Frederic Vernon, Paris. The front, inscribed "Republique Francaise, Exposition Universelle, Paris 1900," features a winged goddess scattering laurels over the grounds of the Exposition; the reverse identifies the event as gymnastics, “Championnat de Gymnastique,” and depicts a victorious athlete upon a podium. Stamped "Bronze" on the edge.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: July 17 - July 23