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Charles William Eliot Medal

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Commemorative profile portrait medal of a Harvard president dressed in an academic robe, honoring his twenty-five years of service to the university. A raised inscription in Latin appears on the reverse winthin a border of laurel and flanked by burning torches. Signed on obverse at bottom: B....

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Provenance

Charles William Eliot, Cambridge, Massachusetts; given to the Museum in 1918.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Charles W. Eliot

1894

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Catalogue Raisonné

no. 101

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

18.1

Medium or Technique

Cast, gilt bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals