Lot 9018: London 1908 Summer Olympics Bronze Participation Medal

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-12-20 15:24:52

Lot 9018

Participation medal issued for the London 1908 Summer Olympics. Bronze, 51 mm, 47 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 rim, “Vaughton.”

Estimate: $800-$1000

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