Lot #4093
Rome 1960 Summer Olympics Bronze Participation Medal

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Participation medal issued for the Rome 1960 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 55 mm, 79 gm, by Emilio Greco. The front features a nude female torchbearer superimposed over Olympic rings; the reverse bears a convocation of eagles soaring high above the Olympic stadium, with raised Italian text encircling the edge. Some sections bear slight hints of verdigris patina, a common condition for these medals. Includes its original Bertoni plastic case, which bears slight scuffing.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #640 - Ended July 21, 2022