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Ref: 5772

London Olympics 1908, bronze participant’s medal by B Mackennal for Vaughton

 

 

Obv: Fame stands on a globe, with trumpet and palm branch, ELIS ATHENS PARIS ST LOUIS LONDON in field to left, IN COMMEMORATION OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES HELD IN LONDON 1908 in field to right

 

Rev: quadriga being driven left by two standing figures

 

Condition: Almost extremely fine, light cabinet wear to high points; Diameter: 51mm

 

References: BHM 3963; E 1904

 

Notes: the Games took place in the stadium constructed for the Franco-British Exhibition at White City, Shepherds Bush in west London.

 

Price £850

London Olympics 1908, bronze participant’s medal by B Mackennal
London Olympics 1908, bronze participant’s medal by B Mackennal

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