Exonumia

"Exonumia" describes the collecting of items such as medals and tokens (see TOKENS: AN OVERVIEW), and the items shown here have been issued by countries, communities, institutions, and individuals. They commemorate worldwide achievements — generally or individually, for good or for evil. World-renowned sculptors designed many of these medals, which you will discover.

NATIONAL PARKS CENTENNIAL 1872–1972, MEDALLIC ART CO., 1972 NATIVITY CHRISTMAS MEDAL OS LUSÍADAS, CANTO 10° 77 GODDESS VENUS, BY A. CÂNDIDO, 1981, 36mm
OS LUSÍADAS, CANTO 1° 33° GODDESS VENUS, BY A. CÂNDIDO, 1981, 50mm OS LUSÍADAS, CANTO 2° 22 GODDESS VENUS, BY A. CÂNDIDO, 1981 PAN AMERICAN EXPOSITION MEDAL, 1901
PAN AMERICAN EXPOSITION, NEW YORK OFFICIAL MEDAL, 1901 PANAMA-PACIFIC EXPOSITION, SAN FRANCISCO, BY ROBERT INGERSOLL AITKEN, 1915 PHILLIPS BROOKS HALL OF FAME MEDAL, ABRAM BELSKIE, SC, 1965
PLAYGROUND AND RECREATION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, BY ROBERT TAIT MCKENZIE, 1912 PRIMER CENTENARIO DE BOLIVIA, BY CONSTANTE ROSSI, 1925 REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA, INAUGURACION, BY JUAN GOTTUZZO, 1903
ROMAN SPARTAN WRESTLERS, C. 1900 SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #05, WHATSOEVER A MAN SOWETH, BY LEE LAWRIE, 1932 SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #07, FAMA, BY CARL PAUL JENNEWEIN, 1933
SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #12, FIAT VITA, BY ANTHONY DE FRANCISCI, 1935 SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #14, PEACE, BY ALBERT STEWART, 1936 SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #17, DANCE OF LIFE, BY ALEXANDER CALDER, 1938
SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #22, TWO MEN BUILDING, OVERCOMING ADVERSITY, BY WALKER HANCOCK, 1940 SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #37, JOHN THE BAPTIST, SALOME, BY MICHAEL LANTZ, 1948 SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #39, GENESIS, BY ADOLPH ALEXANDER WEINMAN, 1949
SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #40, HARMONY, BY LEO FRIEDLANDER, 1949 SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #44, PEACE ON EARTH, BY WHEELER WILLIAMS, 1951 SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #48, BROTHERHOOD, BY PETER DALTON, 1953
SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #49, ART IS A GODDESS, BY ABRAM BELSKIE, 1954 SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #55, ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI, BY PIETRO MONTANA, 1957 SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #56, GOD CREATOR, BY DONALD DE LUE, 1957
SOCIETY OF MEDALISTS #89, SPRING WIND, BY LASZLO ISPANKY, 1974 STOCKTON & DARLINGTON RAILWAY, CENTENNIAL, BY GILBERT WILLIAM BAYES, 1925 SUŚRUTA, ANCIENT INDIAN PHYSICIAN