The CSIC gold medal by the Spanish Council for Scientific Research, in a wooden box

Made:
1989 in Spain
maker:
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas
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The CSIC Gold Medal, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones
Stephen Hawking Estate/Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

The CSIC Gold Medal, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones
Stephen Hawking Estate/Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

The CSIC Gold Medal, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones
Stephen Hawking Estate/Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

The CSIC Gold Medal, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones
Stephen Hawking Estate/Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

The CSIC gold medal, in wooden box, 1989.

Stephen Hawking's office did not contain scientific awards, medals or insignias. These were largely kept at home (perhaps due to their value). A selection of there were part of the office acquisition and constitute a sample of his most significant scientific achievements, as well as overlapping social and political causes.

Details

Category:
Stephen Hawking Office
Collection:
Stephen Hawking’s Office
Object Number:
2021-561/363
Materials:
gold (metal), wood (unidentified) and felt
Measurements:
overall: 25 mm x 111 mm x 115 mm,
type:
medal and box - container
credit:
Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by H M Government from the Estate of Stephen Hawking and allocated to the Science Museum, 2021