Louis Agassiz Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)
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The bronze commemorative medal depicts a bust image of Louis Agassiz (a Swiss-American biologist and geologist) from the shoulders up. The reverse features images of various organisms. A trilobite is featured at the center of the medal, while other marine life circle it around the outside edge.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / LOUIS AGASSIZ / 1807-1873 / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873; 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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