8th Welden 1978

8th Welden 1978 8th Welden 1978
Added by Alain Martineau
General Description : Welden is a community in the Augsburg district of Bavaria, Germany, and is the seat of the commune of Welden. Since the local government reform in 1978 it comprises Welden, Reutern and Ehgatten.
In 1904, 2 major events were held together in St-Louis, the Universal exposition and the III Olympiad.
This medal is a replica of the actual Olympiad medal.
Front Description : In 1904, St. Louis hosted the world at a major international World's Fair. The Fair celebrated the centennial of the Louisiana Purchase (1803), one year late. It was delayed from a planned opening in 1903 to 1904 allow for full-scale participation by more states and foreign countries. The Fair opened April 30, 1904, and closed December 1, 1904.
Back Description : The 1904 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the III Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in St. Louis, Missouri, in the United States from 1 July 1904, to November 23, 1904, at what is now known as Francis Field on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis.
Diameter 79.50 mm
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