1948 St. Moritz Winter Olympics Gold Medal (écu d'or)
A naked male athlete kneeling to the right on his right knee, holding the flaming Olympic torch in his left hand, with the legend:
CITIVS ALTIVS FORTIVS (or CITIUS ALTIUS FORTIUS) as the U and V can be interchanged in Latin.
In the exergue is the engravers name EMIL WIEDERKEHR
The reverse features the five Olympic rings across the middle, with a sprig of laurel behind it, and a B (Bern) mintmark below. The legend reads:
V ES JEUX OLYMPIQUES D'HIVER ST. MORITZ 1948
Metal Diameter Weight Alloy AGW
Gold 33.10 27.0552 .91660 .7974
Notes on Table
Diameter = Diameter in millimetres.
Weight = Weight in grams.
AGW = Actual weight of fine gold content in troy ounces.
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