A Collection of Olympic Games Medals, the Property of a Gentleman

Date of Auction: 11th February 2015

Sold for £650

Estimate: £400 - £500

Olympic Games, Athens, 1896, a gilt-bronze Participant’s medal by N. Lytras and W. Pittner, Hellas with phoenix, rev. legend in wreath, 50mm (Gadoury/Vescovi 42.2; cf. DNW 122, 1678). Light handling marks, otherwise about extremely fine, rare as a gilt medal; in contemporary black card case [lid partially damaged] £400-500