Stack's Bowers - The March 2012 Baltimore Auction Lot #11

  • PCGS
  • 65
  • CAC
  • N

1980 Half-Ounce Gold American Art Medal. Marian Anderson (1897-1993). MS-65 (PCGS).

Obverse with facing portrait of Anderson, her name arcing above, reverse with AMERICAN ARTS COMMEMORATIVE SERIES (a common theme in the Arts Medal series) around a central motif of the world in the palm of two outstretched hands, UNITY GOD'S WAY in tiny letters beneath, date below. Lustrous deep honey gold with splashes of deep orange. The fields are modestly prooflike in appearance.

PCGS#: 20500

Pedigree: From the Rajj Collection.