Lot #6004
Paris 1900 Olympics Silver Winner’s Medal for Shooting

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Winner’s medal issued for a high school and college shooting competition hosted alongside the Paris 1900 Olympics. Silvered bronze, 42 mm x 60 mm, 59 gm, by Frederic Vernon, Paris. The front, inscribed “Republique Francaise, Exposition Universelle, Paris 1900,” features a winged goddess scattering laurels over the grounds of the Exposition; the reverse identifies the sport as shooting, “IXme Championnat de Tir des Lycées et Collèges [9th High School and College Shooting Championship]” and depicts a victorious athlete upon a podium with a stadium and the Acropolis in the background. Stamped “Bronze” on an edge.

Auction Info

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