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

Date of Auction: 11th February 2015

Sold for £6,000

Estimate: £3,500 - £4,500

Winter Olympic Games, Chamonix, 1924, a bronze Participant’s medal by R. Bénard for the Monnaie de Paris, athlete standing right, holding skates and skis, Alps in background, rev. legend in 14 lines, 55mm (GV 385.1; cf. Palombo 11, 548). Very fine and extremely rare; the first Winter Olympic Games medal £3,500-4,500