Lot #6053
Tug Wilson's Cortina 1956 Winter Olympics Participation Medal

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Estimate: $400+

Description

Tug Wilson's participation medal issued for the Cortina 1956 Winter Olympics. Bronze, 45 mm, 48 gm, by Constantino Affer. The front features the head of Victory crowned with Olympic rings and encircled with raised text, "VII Giochi Olimpici Invernali"; the reverse depicts a snowflake over Mt. Pomagagnon, with raised text, "Citius, Altius, Fortius, Cortina 1956." A highly appealing Olympic medal that derives from the estate of the longtime president of the United States Olympic Committee.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #613 - Ended July 22, 2021