• The medals are 85mm in diameter, making them the largest medals ever.

    The medals are 85mm in diameter, making them the largest medals ever.

  • The British team had to adjust their formal suits’ pockets in order to accomodate the massive, 7mm-thick medals.

    The British team had to adjust their formal suits' pockets in order to accomodate the massive, 7mm-thick medals.

  • The medals feature the official London 2012 logo superimposed over the Thames and ‘geometric lines’ that ‘represent the city’s energy.’

    The medals feature the official London 2012 logo superimposed over the Thames and 'geometric lines' that 'represent the city's energy.'

  • The backs feature the Greek goddess Nike in front of the 1896 Panathenaic stadium.

    The backs feature the Greek goddess Nike in front of the 1896 Panathenaic stadium.

  • What do you think of the design?