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The medal's obverse design depicts a bust portrait of George Peabody, an American financier who is often regarded as the father of modern philanthropy. On the medal's reverse, a nude male figure is pictured riding on the back of a horse. A caduceus is pictured in his proper right hand.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: GEORGE PEABODY / THE / HALL / OF FAME / FOR / GREAT / AMERICANS / 1795 / ABRAM BELSKI Sc. / AT / NEW / YORK / UNIVERSITY / 19©74 / 1869 / FINANCIER • PHILANTHROPIST reverse: ENLIGHTENMENT • SCIENCE / HUMANITIES edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans; Peabody, George, 1795-1869
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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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