Archives Catalog Entry
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.”
Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953 (Experimental Physicist, Nobel Laureate, Caltech President)
Jan. 1, 1936
MEDIUM: gold-washed; FORMAT: medal and chain; LENGTH: 1 7/8 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1
Topics: Medals -- Italy
For information on using Archives materials for commercial or educational purposes (including reproducing PhotoNet images) please see Access and Use.