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Alphabets of the World (English Alphabet reverse)

1973
Designed by Edward R. Grove (American, born in 1912), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990), Distributed by Society of Medalists (founded in 1930)


Mint: Danbury, Connecticut, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

SOM Issue 88

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7.3 x 0.6 cm (2 7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.563

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Five pointed star with eleven fields of different varieties of alphabets / THE / ALPHABET
Rev: The Roman letters A to Z of the English alphabet overlapping each other / ERG © 1973
Edge: THE SOCIETY MEDALISTS 88TH ISSUE - OCTOBER 1973 EDWARD GROVE, S.C. © / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems