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Munich 'Bloody Olympics' [terror attack] Games commemorative medal, 1972
Item code: 0130662

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Sales price $75.00
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Munich "Bloody Olympics" Games commemorative medal, 1972; stuck in cupro-nickel; no maker mark; weight: 17.2g; size: 35.25mm.

Obverse depicts the "Frauenkirche" Cathedral ("Cathedral of our Dear Lady") in Munich with emblem of the Olympic Games and legend "Bloody Olympics | Munich 1972"; reverse image of tomb stone with Menorah (Jewish candelbra) above olive(?) leaves and legend "Germany Mourns with Israel over Her Dead 5. Sept. 1972".

In AU-UNC; possibly originally in proof state though now with surface tarnish. Slight manufacturing flaw: a piece of the obverse rim is clipped off.