Benjamin Franklin Medal

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

GUSN

GUSN-29597

Description

The "Gift of Franklin" silver medal showing two featerh quills and an open book. A silver hook was attached to be used as some type of fastener with another silver hook is hanging from a ring at the bottom of the medal. There is a chevron motif stamped around the edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

medals
silver (metal)
Prize
Medal, Prize
Medal, Prize

Inscription

Heads: The Gift of Franklin; Tails: Adjudged by the School Committee as a reward of merit to Jonathan G. Stevenson, 1808. (Engraved)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 1 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Lawrence Curtis

Accession Number

1922.720