early 20th century
Benno Elkan Elkan (German, born in 1877)
Diameter and weight: 127 mm (5 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal of Gustav Mahler.
Obverse: Bust of Gustav Mahler looking to proper right; inscribed “GVSTAV MAHLER” and at proper left “BENNO/ELKAN”.
Reverse: Standing nude woman on fire and being attacked by snakes; inscribed “LUCENDO/IPSIVS IGNI CONSVMPTVS/MDCCCLX MCMXI” and “B·E·”.
Obverse: Inscribed "GVSTAV MAHLER" and at proper left "BENNO/ELKAN".
Reverse: Inscribed "LUCENDO/IPSIVS IGNI CONSVMPTVS/MDCCCLX MCMXI" and "B·E·".