Nobel Medal, Prize for Physics

Made:
1906 in Sweden
artist:
Erik Lindberg

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Nobel Foundation. Enquiries to Science Museum, London
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Medal, the Nobel Prize for Physics, awarded to Joseph John Thomson, 1906. Gold; 66mm diameter, 5mm ht, in red leather gilt trim case 13.5x13.5x2.2cm. Weight 205.97g. obverse: relief profile of Alfred Nobel, designed and signed by Erik Lindberg 1902. reverse: muses of nature and science, plaque to J.J. Thomson MCMVI [1906]. The prize was awarded by the Nobel Institute, Stockholm "in recognition of the great merits of his theoretical and experimental investigations on the conduction of electricity by gases"

Details

Category:
Coins, Medals & Tokens
Object Number:
2003-216
Measurements:
height/diameter: 5 mm x x , 66 mm,
type:
medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Thomson, David

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