I'm getting addicted to Joe Levine's emailed pricelists. I was compelled to share this item from his Mini Fixed Price List #18. NOTE: I am NOT making this up!
THE HOLSTEIN - FRIESIAN ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA SUPERIOR MERIT
AWARD, (1929) 75.7mm. Bronze. Gozo Kawamura, Sc. (MACO) Extremely Fine. Obverse: THE
HOLSTEIN-FRIESIAN ASSOCIATION/ OF/ AMERICA above cow facing right. In exergue:
ORGANIZED/ 1871. Reverse: AWARDED - FOR - SUPERIOR - MERIT above barnyard scene of
cow facing left.
The cows on both sides have been enameled in silver and black. According to MACO records, they
first starting striking this medal in 1924 and did this special enameled version in 1929.
Kawamura (1886-1950), was a Japanese - American sculptor, whose entire medallic output was of
cow medals! $335.00