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Medal of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Gold-washed medal on double-stranded chain with 5 medallions. Obverse has Papal insignia of crossed keys and mitre with inscription: “Deus Scientiarum Dominus.” Reverse has Millikan’s name and date, 1936, in laurel wreath, and further inscription “Pontificia Academia Scientiarum.”


ID: 1999-00266
Millikan, Robert Andrews (Experimental Physicist, Nobel Laureate, Caltech President)

Creation Jan. 1, 1936

MEDIUM: gold-washed; FORMAT: medal and chain; LENGTH: 1 7/8 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Medals -- Italy

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