Medal, the Howard N Potts Medal of the Franklin Institute [USA], awarded to George Paget Thomson, 1932. Gold; 37mm diameter, 2mm ht, inset in dark blue velvet viewer in black leather case initalled F.I., 8.5x8.5x2cm. Weight 31.01g. obverse: muse with laurel wreath beside plinth l. with wreaths and profile of Benjamin Franklin; legend: Howard N. Potts Medal for distinguished work in science or the mechanic arts. reverse legend: Awarded by the Franklin Institute to George Paget Thomson for diffraction of electrons by thin films 1932
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diameter: 37 mm,
thickness: 2 mm
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- Thomson, David
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