Lot 8015: London 1908 Summer Olympics Silvered Bronze Participation Medal
18th July 2019
Participation medal issued for the London 1908 Summer Olympics. Silvered bronze, 51 mm, 60 gm, by Bertram Mackennal. The front depicts a quadriga with charioteer and judge, preparing to present the palm of victory; the reverse bears the winged figure of Fame standing on a globe with raised text on either side, "Elis, Athens, Paris, St. Louis, London" and "In Commemoration of the Olympic Games Held in London, 1908." Inscribed on the edge, "Vaughton." Includes its original blue leather case, reading, "Olympic Games, Steward, London. 1908."
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