France/Hungary: Arnold Schoenberg medal by Andras Beck; size: 6.15cm x 6.0cm; weight: 195g. Obv.: Schoenberg to left (based on 1948 photo) w/ letters of name interspersed. Rev.: female face, wife(?) [Gertrud Bertha [Kolisch]]; Beck's initials top right corner. Schoenberg was Austrian-Jewish composer whose musical approach is considered one of most influential on 20th C. musical thought. The medallist is Hungarian son of Baptised Jewish medallist, Fülop (Philip) Beck; JMM-83-84. Described in 1976 by Friedenburg as "recent work", probably dates to Schoenberg's centennary, 1974.