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Jesse Owens’ famed 1936 Berlin gold medal put up for auction

Nov 09, 2013

You could own one of the most famous Olympic medals in history, but it will just cost you somewhere in the range of $1 million (£625,000).

As reported by AFP, one of four gold medals that American Olympic legend Jesse Owens won during the 1936 Olympics in Berlin is being put up for bid by an auction house. SCP Auctions, which is based in Los Angeles, will post the gold medal up between November 20 and December 7, and expect to receive a fee in the of $1 million (£625,000) range due to the item’s historical significance.

 
 

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