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Columbia University medal
Obverse is allegorical figure (female) with words “Alma Mater” with name of university and date 1927. Reverse shows Butler Library with Greek-style portico and name: Nicholas Murray Butler. Butler (1862-1947) was president of Columbia from 1902 to 1945. The medal probably commemorates his 25th year as president.
Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953 (Experimental Physicist, Nobel Laureate, Caltech President)
Jan. 1, 1927
MEDIUM: Bronze; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2.5 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1
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