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Lot #4121
Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics Bronze Participation Medal

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Participation medal issued for the Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics. Green brown bronze, 70 mm, 115 gm, by Otto Placzek. The front depicts five athletes, representing the five continents, pulling the ropes of the Olympic bell, with raised text, "XI Olympiade, Berlin, 1936"; the reverse bears the Olympic bell embossed with the German eagle gripping the Olympic rings within five concentric circles, the name of the designer on the outer edge.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #671 - Ended July 20, 2023