Participation bronze medal and badge XV Olympic Games Helsinki 1952. The medal was given to all athletes and officials. On one side is written: "HELSINKI 1952/ HELSINGFORS". Design features stylized athletes' head with laureates superimposed over the Olympic Stadium. Reverse side is written: "XV OLYMPIA" and features male and female athletes to left holding torches over Olympic Rings. The designer's name and the date of design: "KAUKO RÄSÄNEN/1951" are inscribed on the observe below the left bust. The bronze badge includes a dark blue ribbon affixed to the lower edge. Design features enamelled Olympic Rings over the Olympic Stadium. Text reads: "1952/XV OLYMPIA/ HELSINKI/ HELSINGFORS". Text on ribbon reads: "Vinti/Natation"
H: 55 W: 55 D: 5mm (H: 2 3/16 W: 2 3/16 D: 3/16")
H: 110 W: 32 D: 6mm (H: 4 5/16 W: 1 1/4 D: 1/4")
John Marshall; 29 Mar 1930; 31 Jan 1957