Athena and Me
( Issued by the BRITISH ART MEDAL SOCITY (BAMS))
Athena and me; BAMS medal from 1989.
On the obverse the artist depicts herself creating a medal with an owl, the symbol of Athena, on her shoulder. Athena means, 'Light of Dawn' or 'To Know'. On the reverse the head of the goddess Athena is shown incuse and anyone can use sculptor's wax and make an image of Athena for themselves. The medal, cast in bronze, measures 76mm.