Lot #3049
Garmisch 1936 Winter Olympics Bronze Participation Medal

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Estimate: $1200+

Description

Participation medal issued for the Garmisch 1936 Winter Olympics. Bronze, 60 mm, 71 gm, by Kunststickerei M. Jorres. The front, inscribed, "Olympische Winterspiele, 1936, Garmisch-Partenkirchen," features the Olympic rings over an alpine summit; the reverse bears the Olympic motto, "Citius Altius Fortius," over a fir branch. Only 1,660 of these were struck, making it one of the rarer participation medals.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympics
  • Dates: #520 - Ended January 18, 2018