Medal from The Lincoln Mint with John F. Kennedy; Pablo Casals Mint: The Lincoln Mint

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Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

26.36 g, 12:00, 38.8 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Jerry Katz

Accession Number

2001.87.33001

Culture
Period

20th century

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: CULTURE IN THE WHITE HOUSE, image depicting cellist Pablo Casals performing at the White House.

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: THE LEGACY OF JOHN F. KENNEDY CELLIST PABLO CASALS AT THE WHITE HOUSE, symbols of comedy and drama above "If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free... You have to be a free man to be a great artist." above Lincoln Mint insignia.
Provenance

Provenance

Jerry Katz; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Object copyright
Additional information

Object/Work type

coins, money

Marks

on edge 1564

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