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    1906 Athens Intermediate Summer Olympics Participation Medal Silvered bronze relic was issued to participants in an Olympics that still struggles to gain legitimacy with the IOC despite its essential service in keeping the Games alive. Design by Nikephoros Lytras features a seated Nike holding laurel wreath, phoenix rising out of flames, Acropolis in the background, with five-line legend and laurel wreath on verso. Diameter 50 mm. Weight 58 g. Tarnishing, otherwise fine.
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