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Stanley Bacon in his military uniform.
A prestigious gold medal awarded to a British winner at the 1908 London Olympics has emerged for sale for £20,000.
Stanley Bacon, a 22 year old British wrestler, was presented with it after triumphing in the men's freestyle middleweight division.
The prize was manufactured by British company Vaughton & Sons and inscribed 'Olympic Games, London 1908'.
It shows a victorious athlete being crowned with a laurel wreath by two seated females. The reverse depicts St George slaying a dragon as a goddess looks on.
The medal, which is engraved with Bacon's name, is being sold with US based RR Auction.