Lot 9002: Athens 1896 Summer Olympics Bronze Participation Medal

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-12-20 15:24:47

Lot 9002

Participation medal issued for the Athens 1896 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 50 mm, 58 gm, by W. Pittner, Austria. The front features a seated Nike holding a laurel wreath over a phoenix emerging from flames, with Acropolis in the background; the reverse bears a star surmounted above five lines of Greek legend set within a laurel wreath.

Estimate: $800-$1000

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