Medallion no. 86/100 - Calgary '88, Host City, Winter Olympic Games

Object Type
Civic mementoes/Souvenir/Medallion
Civic mementoes/Souvenir/Medal/Box
Date Used
1988
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Brief Description
Gold-coloured commemorative medallion with stylised snowflake design from the 1988 Winter Olympic Games held in Calgary housed in brown velveteen covers hinged box. On the obverse is featured the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics emblem, with the inscription: 'CALGARY '88/HOST CITY VILLE HOTE'. On the reverse is the coat-of-arms of the City of Calgary, with the motto: 'ONWARD'. Small white card with information regarding the design of the medallion and it's edition No. 86 of 100 in box.
Measurements
Medal: H: 65 W: 65 D: 5mm (H: 2 9/16 W: 2 9/16 D: 3/16")
box: H: 25 W: 80 D: 75mm (H: 1 W: 3 1/8 D: 2 15/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1988
Location
In storage
Registration No
2004.4140.36
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by David Studham

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