Winner’s or Prize Medals

1956 Melbourne Gold, Silver, Bronze Medals

1956 Melbourne Summer Winner's Medal, 1956 Melbourne Summer Prize Medals

The Summer Olympics of 1956 took place in Melbourne, Australia, however equestrian events were held in Stockholm, Sweden so there are some artifacts from this Olympics that are quite unique.

Obverse (front): Nike holds a victory crown and palm frond in front of a Classical facade.

Reverse: A winning athlete is carried by a crowd in celebration.

Designer: Giuseppe Cassioli
Weight: 68g
Diameter: 51mm
Thickness: 4.8mm
Quantity: 280

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