Winner’s or Prize Medals

1896 Athen’s Gold, Silver, Bronze Medals

1896 Prize Medals, 1896 Winner's Medals

These first Olympics awarded only silver (for first) and bronze (for second) medals.

Obverse (front): Image of Zeus (King of the Gods) holding a statue of Nike (Goddess of Victory).

Reverse: An image of the Acropolis and Parthenon as viewed from below in Athens.

Designer: Jules Clement Chaplain

Weight: 47g
Diameter: 48mm
Thickness: 3.8mm
Quantity: 100

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