Proficiency medal 1914, NOC
(Vaardigheidsmedaille 1914 NOC)


First date issued / (code) 1914 / (NOC)
Amount issued
bronze (est) 200
silver (est) 60
gold (est) 50
Value category Below Average

In 1914 the proficiency medal of the Dutch Olypic Committee (NOC) was established. A number of athletic tests had to be performed such as running, swimming, jumping etc. In the test the athlete had to gain a minimum number of points. Once a year one could take the test. After a succesfull test a bronze medal was given. After 3 successful tests the medal issued was silver, after 5 times gold.

Observe: Head of a Greec athlete, facing right. Reverse: The initals of the NOC.Material: Bronze/Silver/Silver gilted. Diameter: 40mm. (In 1926 the diameter was reduced to 33 mm).