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Olympic participation Medal 1896 Athens        Olympic participation Medal 1896 Athens

GENERAL DATA OLYMPIC PARTICIPATION MEDAL 1896
Diameter: 50 mm Design by: N. Lytras
Weight: 58 gr Mint: W. Pittner, Austria
Thickness: 4 mm Participants: 177
Obverse: Seated Nike holding laurel wreath over phoenix emerging from flames, Acropolis in background
Reverse: Greek legend in wreath.

Copies produced: 20,000 (Also for sale to the public)



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  • 1896Athens, Greece
  • 1900Paris, France
  • 1904St. Louis, USA
  • 1906Athens, Greece
  • 1908London, England
  • 1912Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1916cancelled
  • 1920Antwerp, Belgium
  • 1924Paris, France
  • 1928Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1932Los Angeles, USA
  • 1936Berlin, Germany
  • 1940cancelled
  • 1944cancelled
  • 1948London, England
  • 1952Helsinki, Finland
  • 1956Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1956Melbourne, Australia
  • 1960Rome, Italy
  • 1964Tokyo, Japan
  • 1968Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1972Munich, Germany
  • 1976Montreal, Canada
  • 1980Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1984Los Angeles, USA
  • 1988Seoul, South Korea
  • 1992Barcelona, Spain
  • 1996Atlanta, USA
  • 2000Sydney, Australia
  • 2004Athens, Greece
  • 2008Beijing, China
  • 2012London, England
  • 2016Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2020Tokyo, Japan