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London Olympic Games Medal: CM.413-1970

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

London Olympic Games Medal

Maker(s)

Engraver: Mackennal, Bertray, Sir

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1970) by Birmingham City Museum & Art Gallery

Dating

Production date: AD 1908

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter (min) 50.5 mm Diameter 50.5 mm Weight 52.27 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Winged lady holding branch in left hand and trumpet in right

  • Text: ELIS ATHENS PARIS ST LOUIS LONDON IN COMMEMORATION OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES HELD IN LONDON 1908
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Two men driving chariot pulled by four horses

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.413-1970
Primary reference Number: 229279
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Audit data

Created: Monday 19 August 2019 Updated: Thursday 29 August 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "London Olympic Games Medal" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/229279 Accessed: 2024-02-21 19:42:42

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