Olympic Games Participation Medals : Olympic Games Participation Medals donated by Gordy Crawford.
Oslo 1952
Olympic Winter Games Oslo 1952 Participation Medal

Front: Oslo Olympic emblem of Olympic rings and the silhouette of Oslo's city hall. Encircled legend: "VI. Olympiske Vinterleker de Oslo 1952."

Back: Olympic motto, "Citius, Altius, Fortius" with three small snowflakes circling large snowflake.
Medals presented in paper box.

Designer: Unknown
Mint: Th. Marthinsen, Tonsberg, Norway
Fun fact(s):
The Winter Games finally came to Norway, the birthplace of modern skiing, in 1952 with Princess Ragnhild opening the Olympic Winter Games in place of King Hakon VII, who was away in England attending the funeral of King George VI.
More Info:
Participation medals were made from copper and given to athletes and officials.
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