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Benjamin Franklin medal
  • Massonnet Caque
    active: France
  • Benjamin Franklin medal, 1818
  • Where object was made: France
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 3.7 cm
    Object Diameter: 1 7/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0006

Recto: Bust of male figure set in profile (identified as Benjamin Franklin) and facing left. Man is wearing coat and has long hair in back.

Verso: Text