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The medal's obverse design depicts a portrait image of Oliver Wendell Holmes, a prominent nineteenth-century writer of poetry and prose. On the reverse, the outline of a kneeling figure is featured. Four symbols are pictured just above the figure's head, which include the symbols for Venus and Mars, an upright infinity sign, and a dagger-like image. An armless male statue stands at the bottom left and a ship is pictured on the bottom right.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
obverse: OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES / 1809 / 1894 / Michael Lantz 1965 [facsimile signature] reverse: THE HALL OF FAME / FOR GREAT AMERICANS / AT / NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 1965 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
coins & medals
[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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