Lot 3002: Winner's medal issued for the Paris 1900 Summer Olympics. Silvered bronze, 42 mm x 60 mm, 57 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 shooting, "Concours de Tir, VIIme Concours National," and depicts a victorious athlete upon a podium. Stamped "Bronze" on the edge.
RR Auction's Olympic Memorabilia Auction 468
Thursday, 21st January 2016
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