Bronze Medal of US Congress, Tiffany, NYC, 1906. 1961.137.4

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Obverse: At top, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN; on r., 1706/1790; in ex., .PRINTER.PHILOSOPHER./ .SCIENTIST.STATESMAN./ *DIPLOMATIST* - Bust in 18th century dress l., with horizontal truncation; to l. and r., laurel branches.
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Reverse: Classical allegorical vignette: on l., History std. r. on three steps, inscribing shield, with altar and two fluted columns to l.; on r., Literature, Science and Philosophy (represented by figures of a young woman holding books, a young nude man with back outward holding a fulmen and a caduceus, and an older bearded man holding a scroll) stg. l.; on lower r., artists' monogram