Scarce winner's medal issued for the Paris 1900 Olympics. Silvered bronze, 38 mm x 57 mm, 57 gm, by Frederic Vernon, Paris. The front, inscribed "Republique Francaise, Exposition Universelle, Paris 1900," features a winged goddess scattering laurels over the grounds of the Exposition; the reverse identifies the event as shooting, “Concours de Tir VIIme Concours National” [The 7th national shooting competition], and depicts a victorious athlete upon a podium. Stamped "Bronze" on the edge.
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