Lot 3051: Grenoble 1968 Winter Olympics Silver Winner’s Medal

RR Auction

2016-01-06 11:13:49

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Lot 3051: Winner's medal issued for the Grenoble 1968 Winter Olympics. Silver, 60 mm, 115 gm, by Roger Excoffon, Paris. The front, inscribed, "Xemes Jeux Olympiques D'Hiver, Grenoble 1968," features the Olympic rings; the reverse identifies the sport as cross-country skiing, "Fond," and depicts a skier. Complete with original colorful ribbon. The Grenoble winner's medals were the first to feature a unique design on the reverse for each sport. A scarce example with just 250 silver medals struck in total. RR Auction's Olympic Memorabilia Auction 468 Thursday, 21st January 2016 Estimate: $15000-20000
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