Lot 9028: Stockholm 1912 Summer Olympics Pewter Participation Medal

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-12-20 15:24:54

Lot 9028

Participation medal issued for the Stockholm 1912 Summer Olympics. Pewter, 51 mm, 45 gm, by Bertram Mackennal/Erik Lindberg. The front features a raised quadriga with charioteer and judge, preparing to present an athlete with the palm of victory; the reverse bears Zeus seated on a Ionic column in relief, holding a small figure of the goddess Nike, with the city of Stockholm in the background and raised lettering along the top. A powerful example of an early Olympic participation medal.

Estimate: $150-$200

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