Lot #6008
Paris 1900 Olympics Silver Winner's Medal for Shooting

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Estimate: $1000+

Description

Winner’s medal issued for the Paris 1900 Olympics. Silvered bronze, 42 mm x 60 mm, 57 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 sport as shooting, “Concours de Tir, VIIme Concours National [7th National Shooting Competition]” and depicts a victorious athlete upon a podium with a stadium and the Acropolis in the background. Stamped “Bronze” on an edge. A very attractive, extremely well-preserved winner's medal from the second modern Olympiad.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #628 - Ended January 20, 2022