User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

The Society of Medalists 40th Anniversary (Athenian Owl reverse)

Obv: A large 40 with two medals inside, one showing the ruffled grouse and the other an astronaut holding a ladder / THE SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS 40TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE 1930-1970 / LEAD TO MAN'S ETERNAL QUEST OF SPACE EXPLORATION / JHH © 1970 Rev: Two owls, one incised and the other in relief,...

Show Full Description

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems

1970

Mint

New York, New York, United States

Accession Number

1989.555

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals