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Edison Medal of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers
Gold medal. On obverse is relief portrait of Thomas A. Edison with inscriptions, including “To Robert A. Millikan 1922.” Reverse has two allegorical figures with monument with a light bulb (?!). Awarded for meritorious achievement in electricity.
Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953 (Experimental Physicist, Nobel Laureate, Caltech President)
Jan. 1, 1922
MEDIUM: gold; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2.75 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1
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