Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)
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The medal's obverse design features a bust portrait of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., one of the most highly cited U.S. Supreme Court justices in history. The medal's reverse features an image of Lady Justice kneeling with a book in her proper left hand and a quill in her proper right. The Scales of Justice sit just behind her and the Supreme Court Building is pictured in the scene's background.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES / 1841 / 1935 / J. KISELEWSKI reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / JUSTICE AND EQUALITY / FOR ALL MANKIND / 19©70 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 1841-1935; 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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