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Socrates (Plato reverse)

1954
Designed by Ivan Mestrovic (1883–1962), 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 50

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 7.3 x 0.5 cm (2 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.527

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Socrates sitting and speaking with three other men / SOCRATES DISCUSSING WITH HIS DISCIPLES / [monogram]
Rev: Plato sitting and writing on a tablet with a figure to his left / THE PHILOSOPHER IN THE GRIP OF INSPIRATION / [monogram] ©
Edge: THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 50TH ISSUE - NOVEMBER 1954 IVAN MESTROVIC, SC. / MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems