Lot #6006
Paris 1900 Olympics Participation Medal for 'Gymnastics'

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Estimate: $500+

Description

Unusual participation medal issued for gymnastics at the Paris 1900 Olympics. Silvered bronze, 44 mm, 33 gm. The front depicts an embossed laurel branch with raised text in French (translated): “Patronage and Youth Work, International Gymnastics Competition, 1900”; and the reverse features a laurel wreath over a variety of exercise and gymnastics equipment. The medal bears some light marks and areas of discoloration.

Auction Info

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