Lot #7065
Squaw Valley 1960 Winter Olympics Unawarded Bronze Winner's Medal and Case

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Estimate: $6000+

Description

Rare unawarded winner’s medal for the Squaw Valley 1960 Winter Olympics. Bronze, 57 mm, 86 gm, by Herff Jones, Indiana. The front features embossed heads of male and female athletes in profile, with bold text: “VII Olympic, Winter Games”; and the reverse featuring the Olympic rings under Olympic motto of “Citius, Altius, Fortius.” The blank area below rings, which would normally feature the name of the sport, remains blank. Edge is engraved, "H. J. CO." Includes the original—and extremely rare—wooden presentation case.
 

Auction Info

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