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The medal's obverse design depicts the left-side profile of Thomas Paine, a United States Founding Father and author of two American Revolution-era pamphlets: Common Sense and The American Crisis. A bird carrying an olive branch is also pictured as well as a fleur de lis and crown. On the reverse, Paine is shown standing looking over his proper left shoulder. Two figures stand to his proper right and four others are pictured to his proper left.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: Thomas / Paine / 1737 / 1809 / Michael Lantz [facsimile signature] / 1969 reverse: 19©69 / THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y.
New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans; Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809
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[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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