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Man's Experience Medal

Obv: Five men in front of a space control panel framed by a pentagon shape, above which is a high relief "V" / MAN'S EVER EXPANDING SPHERE OF EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND VISION / [monogram BB] © 1969 Rev: An astronaut stepping from a shuttle ladder onto the moon / LEADS TO MAN'S ETERNAL QUEST OF...

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Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems

1969

Mint

New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

SOM Issue 80

Accession Number

1989.554

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals