This medal was chosen as the 104th issue of the prestigious Society of Medalists series.
The obverse bears a sculptor carving a statue of the muse of painting. Above, ENRICHMENT OF LIFE; below, VISUAL ARTS.
The reverse bears a ballerina with swan, treble clef, masks of comedy and tragedy to right. Below, PERFORMING ARTS; between words, E. Gordon Chandler.
In the brochure accompanying this medal Elisabeth Gordon Chandler said:
"The greatness of any age is measured by the quality of its art and literature. Two of the greatest periods in the recorded history of art were the Golden Age of Greece and the ... Renaissance throughout Europe."
The medal measures 73mm in diameter and was produced by the Medallic Art Company. It is reported to have struck 750 pieces in bronze.