Lot #6115
Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics Gold Winner's Medal

Stunning gold medal from the Sarajevo Winter Olympiad
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Estimate: $8000+

Description

Stunning gold medal from the Sarajevo Winter Olympiad

Rare unawarded winner’s medal issued for the Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics. Gilt silver, 65 mm x 71 mm, 165 gm, by Majdanpek, Belgrade. The front, inscribed, “XIV Zimske Olimpijske Igre, Sarajevo 1984,” features the Olympic rings and Sarajevo emblem; the reverse features a stylized athlete’s head with laurel crown. Complete with original orange ribbon. Only 95 gold medals were produced for the XIV Olympic Winter Games, and of the total of 285 medals manufactured, 222 were awarded while the balance were presented to members of the International Olympic Committee and placed for safekeeping in the Sarajevo Olympic Museum.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #628 - Ended January 20, 2022