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Sell or Auction Your Silver 1972 Munich Olympics Medal for up to $12,500 or More at Nate D. Sanders Auctions

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Sell Your Silver 1972 Munich Olympics Medal

The 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany included over 7,100 athletes from 121 countries. Men’s indoor handball, kayaking and slalom canoeing made their inaugural appearances at the 1972 games. American swimmer Mark Spitz set a world record by winning seven gold medals in a lone Olympics, which remained for 36 years until Michael Phelps beat it in 2008.

We at Nate D. Sanders Auctions sold a silver medal and winner’s pin from the 1972 Olympic games for $12,500. Please see details below:

Silver Medal From the 1972 Summer Olympics, Held in Munich, West Germany — Won by East German Gymnast Erika Zuchold for Women’s Vault — Includes Rare Silver Medal Winner’s Pin

Silver medal from the XX Olympiad, won by East German gymnast Erika Zuchold for women’s vault at the Olympic games in Munich, West Germany in 1972. Named sportswoman of the year for East Germany in 1970, Zuchold won four medals at the 1972 games. Medal’s obverse bears a relief of the goddess Victory as she holds a winner’s crown in her right hand and a palm leaf in her left, accompanied by the inscription, ”XX / Olympiad / Munchen / 1972”. Reverse contains relief bearing depiction of the mythic figures Castor and Pollux, known as patrons of competitive sports and friendship. Medal, affixed to original linked chain, features edge engraving bearing ”Zuchold, Erika” and ”Turnen Pferdsprung Frauen” near top. Medal is housed in white metal box with foam backing to inside and white cardboard protective sleeve with Munich Olympics logo printed in silver to bottom. Also included is rare silver medal winner’s pin bearing Olympic ring design and ”1972”, affixed to numbered white backing bearing number 5163, awarded to Zuchold in the 1990’s and housed in its black leather pouch with gold Olympic logo above brass clasp. Medal measures 2.5” in diameter and weighs 157 grams or 5.5 oz. Near fine. Sold for $12,500.

Silver 1972 Munich Olympics Medal
Silver Medal From the 1972 Summer Olympics, Held in Munich. Click to enlarge.
Silver 1972 Munich Olympics Medal
Silver Medal From the 1972 Summer Olympics, Held in Munich. Click to enlarge.
Silver 1972 Munich Olympics Medal
Silver Medal From the 1972 Summer Olympics, Held in Munich. Click to enlarge.

FREE APPRAISAL. To buy, auction, sell or consign your silver 1972 Munich Olympics medal that is for sale, please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or call Nate D. Sanders Auctions (http://www.NateDSanders.com) at (310) 440-2982.

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