SoM100 Laughter/Tears Sad/Happy CLOWNS Bz73mm

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  • Item Category: Coins & Currency
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 31,2009
  • Channel: Online Auction

Fall 1979 issue of the Society Of Medalists; usual 73mm (2 & 7/8 inches) round bronze format. By Linda Harper. Obverse: Three clowns' faces, one full facing, between two in profile, LAUGHTER...MUSIC FROM THE HEART. Reverse: same composition, with expressions changed, TEARS...PURIFY THE SOUL. Harper's first medal–in fact, her first bas-relief work. She certainly understood the concept of the medal as an object to be held in the hand and turned over. Quite a nice circus related bronze.

Essentially Perfect condition. Boxes, usually with a number inked on the side, are free on request, but will require another $2 EACH for postage, as they change the packaging requirements.

I have the world’s largest inventory of medals for sale, and the second-largest SoM stock. I wrote the only price guide, published by Medals Collectors of America (MCA). T is a list, with pictures, of all the SoMs on the MCA website, and t is a link to this website at the bottom of my award-winning (and openly “Freudian”) About Me page.

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