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Benjamin Count Rumford

Designed and engraved by Moritz Fürst (Hungarian, born in 1782, active in the U.S. 1807–1841)


Catalogue Raisonné

Julian AM-1; Storer 2027

Dimensions

Overall: 133.3 gm, Diam: 6.4 cm (0.3 lb., 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.45

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals

Obv: (ornament) BENJAMIN COUNT RUMFORD (ornament) / BORN 1753 DIED 1814 around a portrait bust facing left and signed below the bust FURST. F .
Rev: RUMFORD MEDAL FOR DISCOVERIES IN LIGHT OR HEAT around AWARDED / BY THE / AMERICAN ACADEMY / OF / ARTS AND SCIENCES / TO / (the lower field is blank)
Edge: plain

Credit Line

Gift of Miss A. C. Storer