The South Polar Race Medal


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The South Polar Race Medal is approximately 6 cms / 2.4 inches in diameter and has a sterling silver weight of 3.0 troy ounces / 93 grams. The edition is limited to 100 medals with each medal signed by the artist and numbered and bearing London hallmarks. The price is £475.00 with free shipping in the UK.

Author: Glenn Stein

Sculpted by Danuta Solowiej

Published by Sim Comfort Associates

Danuta Solowiej is a Polish-born artist residing in the United Kingdom. She arrived in the UK in 1988 after graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, where she studied sculpture having specialized in medallic art. Her many medal and coin designs include the five pound crown coin celebrating the 80th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II and a recently a five pound coin for Alderney, commemorating John Lennon. Danuta won the silver award for modeling at the Goldsmith’s Competition for 2012 for creating The South Polar Race Medal.

Each medal is cast by using the lost wax process at the works of Niagara Falls Casting located in Warwick, England. Following casting, the central images are burnished by Danuta with the rims and edges polished by Reg Elliot, who also sees to the engraving of the medal’s number.


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