1960 Italy - Gold Medal - 0.225 AGW - Rome Olympics

1960 Italy - Gold Medal - 0.225 AGW - Rome Olympics

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Beautiful gold medal from Italy. It was made in honor of the 1960 Summer Olympics that were held in Rome.
The obverse has a depiction of an ancient torch bearer between period structures. The reverse has a depiction of the she-wolf feeding the twins Romulus and Remus.
Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, won boxing's light-heavyweight gold medal at these games. On a local note (for Oklahoma that is), American wrestlers Shelby Wilson, and Doug Blubaugh both won gold medals in their respective weight classes at these games. Both men were raised in the town of Ponca City, Oklahoma and wrestled together through high school and college.
The host country, Italy finished third in the medal count at this Olympiad with 36, of which 13 were gold.
22mm in size, plain edge. Made of .900 Fine Gold. The medal weighs 0.250 Ozt so the Actual Gold Weight is 0.225 of an ounce. It has marks from being handled.


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Specifications

Product ID: 64729
Year: 1960
Grade: 0
Grade Service: None
Metal Content: 0.225 troy oz
Purity: .900
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Diameter: 22 mm
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We provide all of our customers with a refund, return and / or exchange on everything we sell including all bullion and certified coins. If for any reason, you have a problem, please feel free to call us. We will always do our best to accommodate you.

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