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Four Scientists (Unleashing the Atom reverse)

1971
Designed by Hal Reed (American, born in 1921), Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990), Distributed by Society of Medalists (founded in 1930)


Mint: New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

SOM Issue 83

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1989.558

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Four overlapping portrait heads in profile of Rutherford, Hahn, Bohr, and Einstein/ ERNEST RUTHERFORD ~ OTTO HAHN ~ NIELS BOHR ~ ALBERT EINSTEIN ~
Rev: Two nude men, one in shackles and the other broken free / UNLEASHING THE ATOM / Bohr, 1971 HR
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 83RD ISSUE - MAY 1971 HAL REED. SC. © MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems