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Alessandro Volta centennial medal

Obverse is relief portrait of Volta. Reverse has mausoleum [in Como? his birthplace] with laurel and oak leaves. Inscription in Italian refers to this as Volta’s burial place. Dated 1927.

See also: Photos 1.37-1 and 50.7-1 of the International Congress of Physicists in Como, September 1927.


ID: 1999-00228
Millikan, Robert Andrews (Experimental Physicist, Nobel Laureate, Caltech President)

Creation Jan. 1, 1927

MEDIUM: Bronze; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2 3/8 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 2

Topics: Physics

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