Lot 491908 London Olympic Games bronze donar participation medal...

Auction Date: 28/01/2015 at 10:30 am

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1908 London Olympic Games bronze donar participation medal by Vaughton & Sons (Birmingham) and designed by Bertram Mackennal, with ‘In commemoration of the Olympic games held in London 1908’ depicting a winged figure to the front and Quadriga to the rear, c/w original box. Note: the 1908 Olympics were held in London, however were originally scheduled in Rome, but were relocated based on financial grounds. Lasting 187 days these were the longest lasting games in modern Olympic history.

Hammer Price: £550.00

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