Hodgkins Medal of the Smithsonian Institution

Made:
1902 in United States

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Medal, copy of the Hodgkins Medal of the Smithsonian Institution [USA] awarded to Joseph John Thomson [1902]. Bronze; 76mm diameter, 5mm ht, in case 11.5x21.2x2.6cm (alongside gold original). Weight 171.38g. obverse: muse seated upon the world, holding flame of knowledge, legend Per Orbem. reverse: torches and legend: For the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men. Smithsonian Institution Washington 1846. exergue legend: Hodgkins Medal JJ Thomson MCMII [1902]. rim: mark and BRONZE

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
2003-225
Measurements:
diameter: 76 mm,
thickness: 5 mm
type:
medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Thomson, David
status:
Permanent collection

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