Benjamin Franklin Medal
diameter: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.5 cm )
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of young Franklin facing three-quarters to the left; surrounding inscription: "B. FRANKLIN OF PHILADELPHIA L.L.D. & F.R.S." Reverse depicts tree struck by lightning from a cloud at left; legend: "NON IRRITA FULMINA CURAT"; date in exergue: "1777."
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
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