On the obverse, the Olympic rings with a superimposed torch, a composition based on the design by the Greek artist Vasos Falireas (1905-1979) and approved by the International Olympic Committee. In the background: "OLYMΓIA". Around the design, the motto "CITIUS ALTIUS FORTIUS" and the inscription "JEUX OLYMPIQUES".
On the reverse, designed by Knut Yran, the inscription “DE VI. OLYMPISKE VINTERLEKER OSLO 1952” complemented by the pictogramme of the Oslo Town Hall and three snowflakes.
Designer: Vasos Falireus; Knut Yran
Composition: 1st Place (Gilt silver), 2nd Place (Silver), 3rd Place (Bronze)
Mint: Th. Marthinsen