Badge, 1980 Olympic Games - Commemorating 1976 Montreal Olympic Games

Object Type
Trophies and awards/Badge
Date Used
1980
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Brief Description
An oval, gold-like badge, from a series of badges commemorating past Olympic Games participated in by the U.S.S.R., and released in anticipation of the 1980 Moscow Games. This badge features a relief impression of the emblem of the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games. Below is a relief impression of an Olympic Gold medal. Two red, black and green striped bands emanate from the top of the medal device, and imply the function of a medal ribbon. Inscription around the rim reads: MONREAL' - 1976/SOVETSKIE SPORTSMENY NA OLIMPIISKIKH IGRAKH. (trans. Montreal, Soviet Sportsmen at Olympic Games.)
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 39 W: 21 D: 4mm (H: 1 9/16 W: 13/16 D: 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1980
Location
In storage
Registration No
1995.3132.290

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