Benjamin Franklin Medal
diameter: 1 9/16 in.
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of Franklin facing to the left; surrounding inscription: "BENJAMIN FRANKLIN" Signed below bust "CAQU
Gift of Mr. James Hazen Hyde
Inscription: on verso: "NATUS/BOSTONIAE/IN AMERICA/FOEDERATA/AN. M.DCC.VI./OBIIT/AN.M.DCC.XC./SERIES NUMISMATICA/UNIVERSALIS VIROrUM ILLUSTRATUM/M.DCCC.XVIII./DURAND EDIDIT."
Inscription: on recto: "BENJAMIN FRANKLIN"
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