Object ID
2009.1.6
Object Name
Medal, Commemorative
Object Collection
Peter's Collection (is part of)
Date Created
1959
Event
Pan American Games
Material
Brass
Object Entities
original, Reproduction (created by)
Spanakos, Peter (owned by)
Spanakos, Peter (is related to)
Object Description
Medal inscribed with " Third Pan American Games, Chicago, 1959". There is a picture of North and South America with a star where Chicago is. The writing is above and below the continents. On the back of the medal coin there is olive leaves with an olympic torch. Above the torch it says 3rd, Bantam, Boxing.
Origin
Donated by Peter Spanakos. The medal was awarded to Peter during his time competing in the Pan American Games held in Chicago in 1959. Peter placed 3rd in Bantam boxing.
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Citation
Medal, Commemorative, 1959, Peter's Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/8068. Accessed 10/20/21.