Society of Medalists No. 9 First Little Shiner 1934 Bronze 73 mm Herbert Adams

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Society of Medalists No. 9 First Little Shiner 1934 Bronze 73 mm Herbert Adams

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Society of Medalists No. 9, First Little Shiner, issued in 1934.  Struck in Bronze, by the Medallic Art Company, it is 73 mm (2 7/8") in diameter.  The artist is Herbert Adams.

The original descriptive pamphlet is included.  

The obverse shows a Young Boy with a Fishing Rod with a Minnow that he's caught.  Around this scene is "Oh What Are The Prizes We Perish to Win" a line from an Oliver Wendell Holmes poem.  

The reverse shows a Fish leaping from the water.  Around is "To The First Little Shiner We Caught With A Pin", another line from the same poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes.

There is a bit of mottling on both sides and just a hint of rubbing wear at the highest points of the design.  The pamphlet is in very good condition, with a several tiny holes where staples have been removed.

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