Lot #9209
Los Angeles 1932 Summer Olympics Gold Winner’s Medal

First-place gold medal from the Los Angeles 1932 Summer Games
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Estimate: $18000+

Description

First-place gold medal from the Los Angeles 1932 Summer Games

Winner's medal issued for the Los Angeles 1932 Summer Olympics. Gilt silver, 55 mm, 97 gm, designed by Giuseppe Cassioli, minted by Whitehead & Hoag. The front, inscribed, "Xth Olympiad, Los Angeles, 1932," features a 'Seated Victory' with the Coliseum in the background; the reverse portrays a winner carried by jubilant athletes. A wonderful example of this classic design, and the only first-place 1932 LA prize we have ever offered.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Sports
  • Dates: #605 - Ended March 25, 2021