Athen tennis club silver, Sportauktion

 
 
 
Auktionsnr
360404
 
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ATHENS LAWN TENNIS CLUB, 1900-tal, silvermedalj, diameter 5,5 cm, 83,5 gram
HISTORIK:
A large silver medal commemorating tennis at the Athens Lawn Tennis Club. The obverse features an owl from Classical Owls standing on the logo of the tennis club, which is comprised of the initials OAA for Omilos Antisfairiseos Athenon or "Athens Tennis Club." The obverse legend, TON ATHENETHEN ATHLON or "Of the games at Athens," is the same legend that was used on ancient Panathenaic amphoras filled with oil that were used as prizes at the ancient Athens Games.
The reverse features the ruins of the Temple of Zeus Olympios, which is located near the club, with the Acropolis in the background. The reverse legend reads OMILOS ANTISFAIRISEOS ATHENON or "Athens Tennis Club."
The reverse also features the signature of the engraver, just under the Acropolis all the way to the right, though it's not visible in the photo. The tiny letters aren't neatly formed, however, which makes it difficult under either a 10x or 16x loupe to decipher them exactly.
The same medal exists in bronze. These are probably commemorative medals sold to attendees at a tournament, though they could be a prize medals awarded to athletes.
http://athenianowlcoins.reidgold.com/medals.html


 
Kategorier
Diverse, Samlarobjekt, Temaauktion, Sport och fritid, Silver
 
Visas
Nybrogatan 32, Stockholm
 
 
 
Athen tennis club silver, Sportauktion
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Bud nr
Tid
Bud SEK
2356705
2016-02-26 13:15:29
650
2347901
2016-02-22 18:27:04
300
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AUKTIONEN AVSLUTAD
2016-02-27 kl 19:22
Slutpris SEK:
650
65 EUR, 74 USD
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Utropspris SEK:
1 500
 
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