James Kent Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)
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The medal's obverse design depicts a bust portrait of James Kent, an American jurist and legal scholar who authored Commentaries on American Law. The reverse design features an image of the Scales of Justice with a book placed at its center. An image of the Earth floats overhead, and two buildings stand on either side. A boat floats on a body of water at the scene's base.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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reverse: 1763 JAMES KENT 1847 / COMMENTARIES ON AMERICAN LAW / THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT / AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 19©68 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Kent, James, 1763-1847; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
[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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