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Numismatics
Honorand: Benjamin Franklin, American, 1706–1790, M.A. (HON.) 1753
Engraver: Robert Lovett Sr., American, ca. 1796–1874
Publisher: Mechanics Literary Association, Rochester

Award medal of the Mechanics Literary Association, Rochester

before 1847

Bronze

31.46 g, 12:00, 42 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.3052
Geography: 
Made in United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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