This medal was chosen as the 109th issue of the prestigious Society of Medalists series.
The medal's obverse bears a facing head of a clown, with heavy face paint, suggestive of American Indian warpaint. To the right, CLOWN.
The reverse bears Clowns kissing servants, Columbine and Harlequin. Above, HARLEQUIN; below, COLUMBINE; signed DJ / © / 84.
Clown is shown in the form of 18th century mime Joseph Grimaldi. Dexter Jones was not the first Society of Medalists sculptor to use the clown as a medal subject. Earlier, Jean de Marco and Linda Harper had done the same.
The medal measures 73mm in diameter and was produced by the Medallic Art Company. Its reported mintage is 750 pieces in bronze.