Lot #6178
Winter Olympics Collection of (7) Participation Medals

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Estimate: $1500+

Description

Desirable collection of seven Winter Olympics participation medals, from Sapporo 1972, Innsbruck 1976, Sarajevo 1984, Nagano 1998, Torino 2006, Vancouver 2010, and Sochi 2014. All but Innsbruck are complete with their box or case. A complete listing is available online at RRAuction.com.

Collection includes:

1. Sapporo 1972 Winter Olympics Bronze Participation Medal

Participation medal issued for the Sapporo 1972 Winter Olympics. Bronze, 60 mm, 136 gm, by Shigeo Fukuda. The front depicts the Sapporo Olympic emblem; the reverse features a stylized athlete with arrows on his arms and legs. Complete with its original plastic case.


2. Innsbruck 1976 Winter Olympics Silvered Bronze Participation Medal

Participation medal issued for the Innsbruck 1976 Winter Olympics. Silvered bronze, 50 mm, 32 gm, by W. Pichl. The front depicts the Innsbruck Olympic emblem on ice crystals surrounded by text, “XII Olympische Winterspiele”; the reverse portrays the Bergisel ski jump with a panorama of Innsbruck and the Austrian Alps in the background.


3. Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics Bronze Participation Medal

Participation medal issued for the Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics. Bronze, 60 mm x 65 mm, 129 gm, designed by Nebojsa Mitric. The front bears stylized raised text within a circle, "Sarajevo 84," above the Olympic rings and logo; the reverse is plain with the monogram of the designer. Complete with its original hinged case.


4. Nagano 1998 Winter Olympics Bronze Participation Medal

Participation medal issued for the Nagano 1998 Winter Olympics. Bronze, 60 mm, 137 gm. The front features a forest of small trees on a mountain side with a curve denoting a ski slope; the reverse bears the Nagano Games logo and a wreath effect along the rim. Complete with its original white paper sleeve with foam holder.


5. Torino 2006 Winter Olympics Pewter Participation Medal

Participation medal issued for the Torino 2006 Winter Olympics. Pewter, 40 mm, 33 gm, by Quatrini. The front depicts the Torino Games emblem with the Aqueduct of Alpignano above; the reverse bears several rays of ice crystals and the Olympic rings and motto below. Complete with its original cardboard and plastic case.


6. Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics Pewter Participation Medal

Participation medal issued for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. Pewter, 60 mm, 89 gm. The front depicts a unique orca design and the Olympic rings; the reverse bears the Winter Games emblem, graphics inspired by Canada's natural and cultural diversity, and a raised motto, "With glowing hearts, des plus brillants exploits." Complete with its original box.


7. Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Steel Participation Medal

Participation medal issued for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Polished steel, 50 mm, 81 gm. The front features the Sochi emblem and patchwork quilt design of the various cultures of Russia; the reverse bears the Olympic rings and similar design motif. Complete with its original box.

Auction Info

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