Coin Cod By Steven London

Bidding Supports: Marblehead Festival of Arts (Marblehead, MA)

Item Number
$102 USD
Online Close:
Jul 4, 2022 8:00 PM EDT
Bid History:
20 Bids

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"Coin Cod" by Steven London

Medium: Copper, Zinc, pennies, dimes

Size: 19" x 8"

Artist Statement:

In a "change" from past cod entries, I went with a more traditional art. Layers of coins with a small hidden treasure. Somewhere is a single Canadian Penny, surrounded by Lincoln's and Roosevelts. However, none are valid currency now; for the sake of art.

Artist Biography:

I'm a maker and an innovator. Tinkering is my passion. Warrantees are voided all the time. Not inserting some type of tech into this cod was a real departure for me. Creation involved acid etch cleaning, precise drilling and placement of every coin. Every head points the same way except for the treasure coin. Can you find it?

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Hosting Business: "Coin Cod" is on display at Ray Art, 51 Atlantic Ave., Marblehead, MA

Item Special Note

Pick-up of purchased cods will be July 9-14 at MacRea's Goods, 108 Washington St, Marblehead during normal store hours. The winning bidder will receive a notification email with information on pick-up time and location.

If winning bidder requires shipping, winner's credit card will be charged a separate $24.95 fee to cover USPS ground and handling. Shipping is available within the U.S. only and must be requested within 7 days after receipt of the notification email.

Any cod purchased via "Buy Now" will remain on display at the hosting business through the end of the auction, and will be available for pick-up as detailed in the winning bidder notification email.

If winning bidder has not picked up cod (or provided shipping address) within 30 days after the close of the auction, cod will become the property of Marblehead Festival of Arts, Inc.