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Isaac Newton medal
  • John Croker
    born: Dresden, Germany ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Isaac Newton medal, 1726
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 5 cm
    Object Diameter: 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0010

Recto: Bust of male (identified as Isaac Newton). Man has full head of hair, wearing shirt and a draping material over his shoulders.

Verso: Mythical female figure resting her left arm on covered table. Her left breast is exposed. In her right arm she holds a square plate that shows circular patterns. Table has animal shaped feet. There is text above the image.