TYPE: Medal
DIMENSIONS: Diameter 138 mm
WEIGHT: 560 g
CONDITION: Fine condition.
NOTES: Rare. Additional details and provenance for the Harmer Johnson Olympic Collection.
ITEM ID: 4017
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Berlin Summer Olympics Torch Lighting Bronze Medal

Year: 1936
Decade: 1930s
Century: 20th (1901-2000)
Notes: July 23, 1936

The bronze medal was crafted to mark the lighting of the Olympic flame at Olympia, July 23, 1936. It features a nude athlete lighting the flame at Olympia on obverse and hands holding laurel branches within Olympic rings on verso.

Name: Karl Goetz
Type: Designer