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Benjamin Franklin Medal

The obverse depicts a profile portrait of an older Benjamin Franklin, who faces left and is dressed in contemporary clothes. Three small Tudorish roses punctuate the lettering which surrounds the rim. The obverse is primarily taken over with lettering and a laurel branch which frames a banner...

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Credit Line

Gift of the Jewell Family in memory of Anne Rea Jewell

1914

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Accession Number

1995.146

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals