Summer Games Berlin 1936 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 <a href="http://www.olympic.org/amsterdam-1928-summer-olympics">1928 Games in Amsterdam </a>, 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: “ <a href="http://www.olympic.org/berlin-1936-summer-olympics">XI. OLYMPIADE BERLIN 1936 </a>”. On the reverse, an Olympic champion carried in triumph by the crowd, with the Olympic stadium in the background.