Winner’s or Prize Medals

1972 Sapporo Gold, Silver, Bronze Medals

1972 Sapporo Winter Winner's Medal, 1972 Sapporo Winter Prize Medals

The medals from Sapporo represent the first move away from traditionally circular medals and the first non-round medals since 1900 when medals were rectangular.

Obverse (front): Stylized “lines in the snow”, front of the connector features an icon of the sport.

Reverse: Rising Sun, Snowflake logo, and Identifying text / pictographs.

Designer: Yagi Kazumi / Ikko Tanaka
Weight: 130g
Dimensions: 57.3mmx61.3mm
Thickness: 5mm
Quantity: 89

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