Summer Games Athens 1896 Medal
First place winners were awarded a silver medal, an olive branch and a diploma. Those in second place were given a bronze/copper* medal, a branch of laurel and a diploma. The obverse side of the Athens medal has Zeus' face along with his hand holding a globe with the winged victory on it, with the inscription “ΟΛΥΜΓΙΑ". The reverse side had the Acropolis site with the inscription “ΔΙΕΘΝΕΙΣ · ΟΛΥΜΓΙΑΚΟΙ · ΑΓΩΝΕΣ ΕΝ · ΑΘΗΝΑΙΣ · 1896."