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Benjamin Count Rumford

Obv: (ornament) BENJAMIN COUNT RUMFORD (ornament) / BORN 1753 DIED 1814 around a portrait bust facing left and signed below the bust FURST. F . Rev: RUMFORD MEDAL FOR DISCOVERIES IN LIGHT OR HEAT around AWARDED / BY THE / AMERICAN ACADEMY / OF / ARTS AND SCIENCES / TO / (the lower field is...

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Gift of Miss A. C. Storer

  • Designed and engraved by Moritz Fürst, Hungarian, born in 1782, active in the U.S. 1807–1841
Catalogue Raisonné

Julian AM-1; Storer 2027

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Numismatics, Medals