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Winter Games Chamonix 1924 Medal

On the obverse, a winter sports athlete, arms open. He is holding in his right hand a pair of skates and in his left a pair of skis. In the background, the Alps with Mont Blanc.

On the reverse, the inscription: "CHAMONIX MONT-BLANC SPORTS D'HIVER 25 JANVIER - 5 FEVRIER 1924 ORGANISES PAR LE COMITÉ OLYMPIQUE FRANÇAIS SOUS LE HAUT PATRONAGE DU COMITE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIQUE A L'OCCASION DE LA CELEBRATION DE LA VIIIe OLYMPIADE".
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Summer Games Paris 1924 Medal

On the obverse, a naked victorious athlete, taking the hand of his rival, seated on the ground, to help him to get up. Underneath, the Olympic rings.

On the reverse, a harp as a symbol of the cultural programme of the Games and the different sports equipment, winter as well as summer, forming an arch. In the centre, the inscription " VIIIeme OLYMPIADE PARIS 1924 ".
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Winter Games Lake Placid 1932 Medal

On the obverse, in the top half, a winged goddess above the clouds holding a laurel crown in her right hand. In the background, the Adirondack mountains with, at their feet, a winter sports stadium, ski jump and the Lake Placid landscape. The curved shape of the medal symbolizes the ridges of ancient columns.

On the reverse, in the top half the Olympic rings, under which can be seen a laurel crown. In the middle, the inscription “III OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES LAKE PLACID 1932”.
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Summer Games Los Angeles 1932 Medal

On the obverse, the traditional goddess of victory, holding a palm in her left hand and a winner’s crown in her right. A design used since the 1928 Games in Amsterdam , created by Florentine artist Giuseppe Cassioli (ITA - 1865-1942) and chosen after a competition organised by the International Olympic Committee in 1921. For these Games, the figure of victory is accompanied by the specific inscription: " Xth OLYMPIAD LOS ANGELES 1932 ".

On the reverse, an Olympic champion carried in triumph by the crowd, with the Olympic stadium in the background.
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Winter Games Sochi 2014 Medal

On the obverse, the Olympic rings. On the reverse, the name of the event in English and the symbol of the 2014 Games.

The mosaic “patchwork quilt” of national designs from the various culture and ethnicities of the Russian Federation is featured on the metal and polycarbonate parts of both sides of the medal. On the rim, the inscription “XXII OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES” (also in French and Russian).

The medals represent the landscape of Sochi with the snowy mountain tops reflecting the sun’s ray onto the sandy beaches of the Black Sea coast.
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Summer Games Los Angeles 1984 Medal

On the obverse, the traditional goddess of victory, holding a palm in her left hand and a winner’s crown in her right. A design used since the 1928 Games in Amsterdam, created by Florentine artist Giuseppe Cassioli (ITA - 1865-1942) and chosen after a competition organised by the International Olympic Committee in 1921. For these Games, the figure of victory is accompanied by the specific inscription: “XXIII OLYMPIAD LOS ANGELES 1984”.

On the reverse, an Olympic champion carried in triumph by the crowd, with the Olympic stadium in the background.
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