Lot #6009
Paris 1900 Olympics Silvered Bronze Winner's Medal for Physical Exercises

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Winner’s medal issued for the Paris 1900 Olympics. Silvered bronze, 44 mm x 60 mm, 56 gm, by Frederic Vernon, Paris. The front, inscribed “Republique Francaise, Exposition Universelle, Paris 1900,” features a winged goddess scattering laurels over the grounds of the Exposition; the reverse identifies the sport as physical exercises and sports, “Exercices Physiques et Sports,” and depicts a victorious athlete upon a podium with a stadium and the Acropolis in the background. Stamped “Bronze” on an edge. A highly attractive winner's medal from the second Summer Olympiad.

Auction Info

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