Bronze-colored metal, ribbon
Medal: 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 cm )
Overall: 3 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 9.2 x 4.1 cm )
Athletic gold medal with circular medal suspended from red, white and blue striped ribbon with pin back; image of a woman with a flowing tunic laurels in both hands, above a wheel, on obverse, ring of garland and sports equipment on reverse; inscribed "CHAMPIONSHIP" on pin; engraved "AMATEUR ATHLETIC UNION OF THE UNITED STATES MDCCLXXXVIII" on obverse; engraved "50 MTR. RUN '48 4 TH" on reverse
Gift of Dolores Dwyer Duffy, Olympian
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