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
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