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RON DUTTON - nature in the round

Is a soft covered catalogue accompanying a retrospective exhbibition held at the Wolverhamption Art Gallery between 20 May and 23 July 2017.

It can be ordered via Ron Dutton (e-mail: for 5£ (+ postage fee).






Museum Casa da Moeda - Lisbon (Portugal)

The exhibition The Woman in the Portuguese Medal was held at the The Museu Casa da Moeda (Portuguese Mint Museum) in 2017 . It was organized on the occasion of the Gender Equality Day in the INCM (Portuguese Mint and Official Printing Office). The catalogue accompanying this exhibition can be downloaded from the enclosed PDF.

Art Gallery Augusto BErtholo - Alhandra (Portugal)

The Group Obverse / Reverse - Contemporary Medal, with the support of the town hall of Vila Franca de Xira and the Artists Association of the same city, held an an exhibition of medals at Art Gallery Augusto Bértholo in Alhandra in 2017. This was th opportunity to see / review the most recent and representative medals of the work done by the group of sculptors composed by the artists António Canau, Helder Batista, João Duarte, José João de Brito, José Simão, José Teixeira, Maria João Ferreira and Vitor Santos. The accompanying catalogue can be downloaded from the enclosed PDF.


bogomil nikolov - medallic sculpture




Is a hard covered catalogue accompanying a retrospective exhibition held at the National Art Gallery in Sofia Bulgaria in September 2014. The 184 pages catalogue contains a biography and all the medals produced by Prof. Nikolov. All illustrations (420) are in colour. A must have for every numismatic and art libraries.

It can be ordered via Prof. Bogomil Nikolov (e-mail: for 25 € (+ postage fee).





designing history - art through the eyes of otakar DuSek






An overview of Otakar Dušek's work of art including an article about the life of the artist by Hans den Hartog Jager. The catalogue is in English and can be bought through the webshop of Teylers Museum.

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CatMedDishonourThe exhibition at the British Museum’s Medals of Dishonour (25 June - 27 September 2009) wass accompanied by an illustrated catalogue published by the British Museum Press.

To buy the catalogue go to the British Museum.

(Images copyright the British Museum, Jake and Dinos
Chapman, Ellen Gallagher, Felicity Powell, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Mona Hatoum, Grayson Perry, William Kentridge)

The principal message of the British Museum’s Medals of Dishonour exhibition was that alongside the longstanding and well-known association of medals with glory and achievement lies another darker tradition of the medal as an indicator of dishonour.

The exhibition was divided into two parts. The first part drew on the Museum’s collection of historical medals and comprised a select group of satirical and other political medals from the 16th to the 20th centuries along with associated material. Also included were loaned medals by David Smith (from whose Medals for Dishonor of the late 1930s the exhibition takes its title) and Marcel Duchamp.

The second part consisted of medals (with related material) recently commissioned from twelve leading international artists by the British Art Medal Trust, a registered charity (no. 288869) dedicated to the making and study of medals. The artists were Jake and Dinos Chapman, Ellen Gallagher, Richard Hamilton, Mona Hatoum, Yun-Fei Ji, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, William Kentridge, Michael Landy, Langlands and Bell, Cornelia Parker, Grayson Perry, and Felicity Powell. The award-winning political cartoonist Steve Bell also made a medal for the exhibition. The British Art Medal Trust presented an example of each to the British Museum for its permanent collection.




An homage exhibition with medals from the two Portuguese and FIDEM medallists Irene Vilar and Luz Correia (deceased in 2008) was held at the INCM (Mint of Lisbon) in 2010. A catalogue was published for this occasion. It can be downloaded from the enclosed PDF.

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Catalogue accompanying
the exhibition
The Woman in the
Portuguese Medal




Catalogue accompanying
the exhibition
Obverse / Reverse -
Contemporary Medal































The humiliation of
Louis XIV, 1689

by an unidentified Dutch artist
struck silver, 49mm 
The British Museum