Lot 8492: Paris 1924 Summer Olympics Bronze Participation Medal

RR Auction

RR Auction

2019-02-11 13:09:31

Lot 8492

Handsome participation medal issued for the Paris 1924 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 55 mm, 72 gm, by Raoul Benard. The front features a stunning raised depiction of the goddess Nike crowning victorious athletes with laurel wreaths; the reverse bears a city view of Paris and raised text, “VIIIe Olympiade, Paris, 1924,” with the designer’s monogram below.

Estimate: $300-$400

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