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American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Medal
Obverse has nude male figure with torch, grasping rays of sun, astride an industrial landscape. Reverse shows hand (of Archimedes?) with lever and earth. With motto: "Give me where to stand and I will move the Earth." On rim: "Theodor von Karman 1941 Leader in aerodynamics and aircraft design."
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963 (Physicist, Aerodynamicist, Applied Mathematician)
Jan. 1, 1941
MEDIUM: gold-plated; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2.75 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1
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