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Benjamin Count Rumford Medal, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Gold medal. Obverse shows relief portrait of Count Rumford. Reverse inscribed with "To George Ellery Hale for his Investigations in Solar and Stellar Physics," 1902. Rumford Medal awarded "for discoveries in light or heat."

ID: 1992-00055
Hale, George Ellery (Astronomer, Astrophysicist)

Creation Jan. 1, 1902

MEDIUM: gold; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2.75 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Astronomy

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