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  • 100 Pounds 1992, KM# 719, Egypt, Barcelona 1992 Summer Olympics, Archery
  • 100 Pounds 1992, KM# 719, Egypt, Barcelona 1992 Summer Olympics, Archery

The 1992 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event played in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain in 1992. Beginning in 1994, the International Olympic Committee decided to hold the games in alternating even-numbered years; as a result, the 1992 Summer Olympics were the last competition to be staged in the same year as the Winter Olympics. The games were the first to be unaffected by boycotts since 1972.


Depicts three ancient Egyptian (two practising in archery, another one sitting on a chair and fixing the bow), surrounded by the inscription "The 25th Olympic Games Barcelona 1992"

There were four different Archery competitions at the 1992 Summer Olympics. The format of the previous Olympics was dropped for this Olympiad, with an entirely new system being put in place.

For the first time, all archery was done at a single distance, 70 metres. All archers took place in the ranking round, in which they shot 144 arrows. These scores were used to determine both individual and team ranks. The top 32 individual archers in each division (men's and women's) were seeded into a single-elimination tournament called the "Olympic round". Nations that sent the maximum number of three archers in either or both division also had the chance for those three archers to compete as a team; the top 16 teams in each division were also seeded into single-elimination tournaments.

Winners of the semifinal in each of the four competitions faced each other for the gold and silver medals, while the semifinal losers faced off for the bronze medal and fourth place. All other rankings were determined by the score of the archer or team in the round they were defeated. That is, fifth through eighth place were determined by the quarterfinal scores of the four archers defeated in the quarterfinals.



Denomination in Arabic and English divides the date in Arabic (Hijri) and Western (Georgian) above mirrored wings around the country name (Arab Republic of Egypt) and inscription in English below. The abbreviation of the state name (ARE) above wings.

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100 LE
جمهورية مصر العربية

Type Commemorative Issue (Non-circulating)
Material Gold
Fineness 0.900
Weight 17 g
Diameter 31 mm
Thickness -
Shape round
Alignment Medal
Mexican Mint (Mo)

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