The Society of Medalists 12th Issue

The Society of Medalists 12th Issue
Title
The Society of Medalists 12th Issue
Date 
1935
Medium 
Silver; paper
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 7/8 in. ( 7.3 cm )
Description 
Struck silver medal with irregular scalloped edges, obverse having cloud at center, pierced by lightning bolts, with hand emerging from cluster of flames and holding a nude child supported by half-moon; the inscription below: "FIAT/VITA." Reverse shows circular swirls with flames, stars, and lightning zig-zags around central globe.
Object Number 
INV.5545
Marks 
inscription: obverse, below image at center: ".FRANCISCI." around the trademark symbol. inscription: rim, below at center: "TWELFTH-ISSUE/MEDALLICARTCO.N.Y."
Gallery Label 
This medal was issued by the Society of Medalists in 1935 as part of the series of medals designed by the famous contemporary artists. Designed by Anthony deFrancisci, this example was twelfth in the series and was dedicated to the subject of Creation.
Provenance 
Luftschein, #160
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group