Object Detail


Object Name
medal
Description
Bronze participation medal for the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics, which has been designed in a classical style. Participation medals were given to each of the Olympic athletes, including each rower.

The front (obverse) shows the following inscription: "IXe. Olympiade Amsterdam 1928" and a stadium surrounded by flying banners with two hemispheres in the foreground separated by a pole mounted by a winged figure. The back (reverse) depicts a naked man and woman standing on a plinth, separated by a flaming torch, which each is gripping.
Accession No
2003.532.559
Collection
The Tom Weil Collection/Rowing
Associated Person
Associated Date
1928
Associated Period
20th century
Associated Event
Olympic Games Amsterdam, 1928
Date
1928

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