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e-Book Coins of the Modern Olympic Games download

e-Book Coins of the Modern Olympic Games download

by Michele Menard

ISBN: 189532100X
ISBN13: 978-1895321005
Language: English
Publisher: Michele Consultants; First Printing edition (December 1, 1991)
Category: Miscellaneous
Subategory: Sport

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Coins of the Modern Olympic Games, Volume 1, Michele Menard, page 8, ISBN 1-895321-00-X.

The red colour represents the rugged regions from which many Australian athletes come. N/A. Achievement (Athlete). The presentation of the ultimate athletic prize - an Olympic gold medal - is the central image on the reverse design. Coins of the Modern Olympic Games, Volume 1, Michele Menard, page 8, ISBN 1-895321-00-X. a b c "USOC selects distributors for Beijing Games coinage", Jeff Starek, Coin World, June 25, 2007, p. 110.

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In every sense, the modern Olympic Games are worthy of not just one but many commemorative coin series. The number of sports. The level of competition. While the Mint has offered Olympic commemorative coins during all three of the Summer and Winter Olympic Games held in the United States since 1984 (the ’84 Los Angeles Games, the ’96 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, and the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City), the Mint has also struck coins honoring the Games held abroad.

The first celebration of the modern Olympic Games took place in its ancient birthplace - Greece. The Games attracted athletes from 14 nations, with the largest delegations coming from Greece, Germany, France and Great Britain. Marathon joy. Due to its historical significance, the Greek hosts wanted to win the marathon above all else. Spyridon Louis set off from the city of Marathon and took the lead four kilometres from the finish line and, to the joy of the 100,000 spectators, won the race by more than seven minutes.

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Although the first Olympic coin can be traced back to 480 BC, the modern Olympics did not see its first commemoratives until .

Although the first Olympic coin can be traced back to 480 BC, the modern Olympics did not see its first commemoratives until 1951. The original concept of Olympic coins was that the Greeks believed that coins brought the general public closer to the Olympic games In 1951, the government of Finland authorized the striking of the first modern Olympic coin, a 500 Markkaa.

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