Lot #7053
Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics Bronze Participation Medal

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Participation medal issued for the Helsinki 1952 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 54 mm, 77 gm, by Kauko Rasanen. The front depicts the heads of two laureate athletes superimposed over the Olympic Stadium, with raised text, “Helsinki 1952”; the reverse bears male and female athletes holding torches over the Olympic rings, with raised text above, “XV Olympia.” A small hole has been drilled in the top so that it may be worn on a ribbon.

Auction Info

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