Olympic gold medal
Category: Medals, decorations and coins
Designer: Giuseppe Cassioli
Vol. of production (copies):
Year of prod.: –1952
Object number: 0413:002
Manuf. and place of prod.: Kultakeskus, Hämeenlinna
Method of prod.: industrial
Material: silver, gilded
Measurements: diameter 5 cm; thickness 0.3 cm
Description: On the obverse side the goddess Nike in front of a Roman amphitheatre and the text XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952, on the reverse side a champion of the Ancient Olympic Games carried by a jubilant crowd.
Other information: The medal is encased in a blue box. The text was designed by Aukusti Tuhka.