Jesse Owens 1936 Olympic gold medal for sale £1-6m

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Jesse Owens Berlin Gold medal<br />
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One of the four historic gold medal that Jesse Owens won during the notorious 1936 Berlin Olympics has emerged for sale for the very first time for a whopping £1.6m ($2m)<br />
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Owens won four medals in a golden riposte to the watching Nazi high command during the games throwing the idea of Aryan supremacy back into Hitler’s face.<br />
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Of the quartet of prizes - awarded for the 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump and 4×100-meter relay - only one has ever been sold before.<br />
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The award is going under the hammer with Goldin Auctions of Camden County, New Jersey.