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Numismatics
Honorand: Benjamin Franklin, American, 1706–1790, M.A. (HON.) 1753
Engraver: Joseph Henry Merriam, American, 1832–1871

The Proverbs Medal of Benjamin Franklin

ca. 1865

Tin

12.17 g, 12:00, 30.90 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Henry Champion, B.A. 1860, M.A., LL.B. 1863
2001.87.23252
Geography: 
Made in United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Henry Champion, to about 1867; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1867 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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