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Summer Games Seoul 1988 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" target="_blank">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/seoul-1988-summer-olympics" target="_blank">XXIV Olympiad Seoul 1988</a>".<br /><br /> On the reverse, a dove, the symbol of peace, soaring up, holding a laurel branch in its mouth, and the Games emblem for Seoul composed of three Taeguk patterns from the Korean national flag and the five Olympic rings.

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