Lot #6123
Los Angeles 1984 Summer Olympics Sample Gold Winner's Medal

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Estimate: $1000+

Description

Uncommon sample gold winner's medal issued for the Los Angeles 1984 Summer Olympics. Bronze covered in gold foil, 63.5 mm, produced by Jostens. The front is stamped "Sample," inscribed “XXIII Olympiad, Los Angeles 1984,” and features a ‘Seated Victory’ with the Colosseum in the background; the reverse, also stamped "Sample," portrays a victorious athlete being carried by a jubilant crowd. Topped with a swatch of the magenta, vermillion, and yellow ribbon. Presented in its original 7.25 x 8.25 x 3.25 dual-paned wooden display case, with front bearing an attached plate: “‘The Gold,’ Created by Jostens, For the LAOOC and the XXIIIrd Olympiad Games, 1984.” In fine condition, with trivial scuffing to case and some marks to plate.

Auction Info

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