Medal commemorating Benjamin Franklin

Made:
1786 in France
artist:
Augustin Dupré

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Medal, commemorating Benjamin Franklin. Issued 1786. Bronze, 46mm diameter. obverse, head relief profile to l, legend Benj Franklin natus Boston, XVII Jan MDCCVI [1786]. reverse, laurel wreath bordering legend Eripuit coelo fulmen sceptrum que tyrannis, legend below Sculpsit et dicavit Aug. Dupre [artist] anno MDCCLXXXVI [1786]

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
1950-318/7
type:
medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection