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Daniel Guggenheim Medal

Obverse has aeronautical scene with biplane, dirigible, balloon. Reverse bears inscription within decorative motifs: For great achievement in aeronautics, Theodore von Karman, 1955. Awarded jointly by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Society of Automotive Engineers, and the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences.

ID: 1999-00364
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963 (Physicist, Aerodynamicist, Applied Mathematician)

Creation Jan. 1, 1955

MEDIUM: gold; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2.5 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Aeronautics

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