Lot #6003
Athens 1896 Olympics Bronze Participation Medal

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Estimate: $1000+

Description

Participation medal issued for the Athens 1896 Olympics. Bronze, 50 mm, 58 gm, by W. Pittner, Austria. The front features a seated Nike holding a laurel wreath over a phoenix emerging from flames, with Acropolis in the background; the reverse bears a star surmounted above five lines of Greek legend set within a laurel wreath. A decidedly clean example.

Auction Info

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