Round souvenir badge of metal and paper from the 1956 Olympic games. The badge is white with a green simplified laurel design, with 1956 OLYMPIC GAMES at the top. In the centre of the badge is a black and white photograph of Marlene Matthews (Athletics), with her name and sport written underneath in black on yellow. The back is metal with a simple straight pin attached just under the rim at the top and projecting past it at the bottom.
This pin is one in a set of 15.
0 - Whole: H: 38 W: 32 D: 7mm (H: 1 1/2 W: 1 1/4 D: 1/4")
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Peter Coupe.