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SOM#044, Wheeler Williams, Peace on Earth, 1951
Photo by John Birks

Number Issued: 750 Bronze

Bronze, 72.2 mm, 179 g

The obverse depicts Williamsí conception of the Christ child enthroned on his motherís shoulders. On the reverse, the legend: PEACE ON EARTH is positioned above a recumbent Dorset ram.


I am delighted to learn that the issue of this medal will coincide with the Christmas season and hope that it will carry its message of peace, hope and cheer to all members of the Society of Medalists, whose appreciation of this phase of American sculpture has meant so much to its continued development.
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