Commemorative medal, 1988 Seoul Olympic Games

Object Type
Civic mementoes/Souvenir/Medal
Date Used
1988
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Brief Description
Bronze octagonal medal featuring an ancient Asian archer on horseback above the Olympic Rings and Korean text. On reverse is an image of the Olympic Stadium in Korea, dates, signatures and 1988 Olympic Games logo. Displayed in blue velvet hinged presentation case and blue card box with gold text and logo. Medal was presented to the Australian Olympic Academy Special Session for Educators in 1988, by Dr. Ju Ho Chang, President of the Korean Olympic Committee.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 65 W: 65 D: 5mm (H: 2 9/16 W: 2 9/16 D: 3/16")
0 - Whole: H: 98 W: 98 D: 22mm (H: 3 7/8 W: 3 7/8 D: 7/8")
0 - Whole: H: 105 W: 105 D: 30mm (H: 4 1/8 W: 4 1/8 D: 1 3/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1988
Location
In storage
Registration No
2006.5373
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Dr Ian Jobling.

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