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Squaw Valley 1960

Squaw Valley 1960The Medals

On the obverse, the profile of a young woman and, in the background, that of a young man, symbolizing the youth of America and the world, surrounded by the inscription: "VIII OLYMPIC-WINTER GAMES". The reverse remained simple, with the Olympic rings, and the motto "CITIUS-ALTIUS-FORTIUS" surrounding the top half. The space in the middle of the bottom half was reserved for the name of the sport, in accordance with the new rule of the Olympic Charter in force at that time. A total of 60 gold, silver and bronze medals were made.

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

Diameter: 55mm

Mint: Jones Herff

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Squaw Valley
1960

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