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1924. 27th national and international shooting competition, Olympic Games

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Obverse: 27E CONCOURS / NATIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL DE TIR / MATCHES OLYMPIQUES / DU 7 AU 22 JUIN 1924 / ORGANISÉ PAR LA / SOCIÉTÉ DE TIR DE REIMS, on the bottom right a field for engraving, on the left laurel and oak branches
Reverse: view of the shooting range at Reims, used during the Summer Olympics in Paris in 1924
 
By H. Kautsch
 
At the 1924 Summer Olympics, ten events in shooting were contested. These would be the last Games in which team events were part of the Olympic shooting program.
 
La Société de Tir de Reims (The Reims Shooting Society) is still housed in the premises from 1924 as featured on the plaque.
 
Heinrich Kautsch (1859-1943), was an Austrian sculptor and medallist who worked in Paris as of 1889 and in 1893 was a member of the Jury of Fine Arts at the Chicago World’s Fair. In addition to medals and plaques, Heinrich Kautsch also created a number of funerary monuments, which can be found in Amsterdam, Prague, Meran, and Salzburg.
 

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Weight

87.41 g

Dimensions

AE 70.0 x 50.0 mm

Grade

Extremely Fine