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Argentina

1921
Designed by Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington (American, 1876–1973), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990), Distributed by Hispanic Society of America


Mint: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 8.3 x 0.5 cm (3 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.592

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Woman in classical dress holding a banner in one hand and a balance in the other; at her feet are a cornucopia, sculptor’s tools, a palette, a harp, a pedestal with books, a sickle, and a sheaf of wheat / ARGENTINA / MITRE
Rev: A man in classical dress rides a horse and holds a flaming torch over his head / X X H X S X A X in raised letters amongst a wreath
Edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y.

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.