Olympic Games Participation Medals : Olympic Games Participation Medals donated by Gordy Crawford.
Moscow 1980
Olympic Games Moscow 1980 Participation Medal

Front: Moscow Olympic emblem over a stylized Olympic stadium. Russian legend above.

Back: View of Red Square in Moscow.
Medals presented in paper case.

Designer: Angelina Leonova
Mint: Leningrad Mint, Leningrad, Russia
Fun fact(s):
The Moscow Olympic emblem on the front of the participation medal includes a section of running track rising into an architectural silhouette typical of Moscow, topped by a Kremlin star.
More Info:
Participation medals were made from tombac, an alloy comprised of copper and zinc, and given to athletes and officials.
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