A Rare Official Medal For The 1908 London Olympics

A Rare Official Medal For The 1908 London Olympics

Code: 549652

Dimensions:

W: 5cm (2")D: 5cm (2")

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This finely cast gilt bronze medal was made in very limited numbers and was only presented to people involved with the 1908 games.
Obverse: A Greek four-horsed chariot. Two men side by side, the driver and the judge, who is ready to reward the winning athlete the victory palm.
Reverse: Winged figure of Fame standing on globe between legend.
It is in very good condition retaining its original gilt finish and is in a red leather velvet lined presentation box.