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Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936

Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936The Medals

On the obverse, in the upper half, an ancient chariot pulled by three horses, driving on a triumphal arch composed of four rays. A Goddess of Victory sits on the chariot holding a laurel crown. In the bottom half, in front of a picture, an illustration of winter sports equipment with some examples. Around, there is the inscription: “GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN”. On the reverse, which is deliberately simple, the Olympic rings and the inscription: “IV OLYMPISCHE WINTERSPIELE 1936”.

Designer: Richard Klein

Composition: 1st Place (Gilt silver), 2nd Place (Silver), 3rd Place (Bronze)

Diameter: 100mm

Mint: Deschler

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(IOC)
Garmisch-Partenkirchen
1936

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