This stylized female figure is an ode to
memory and to taking comfort in and inspiration from the past. Sculpted by José Luis Santes, it was issued in 2003 and retired in 2010. Handcrafted in Spain.
The phrenology head was as much a symbol
of 19th century science as a world globe in the workshop of a 16th century cartographer or an armillary in an astronomer’s study. This modern version appeals to a natural curiosity about ...