Summer Games London 1948 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. For these Games, the figure of victory is accompanied by the specific inscription: <a href="http://www.olympic.org/london-1948-summer-olympics">XIVth OLYMPIAD LONDON 1948 </a>". <br /><br /> On the reverse, an Olympic champion carried in triumph by the crowd, with the Olympic stadium in the background.