American Numismatic Society, 1940.100.30.

15. The John Fritz Medal, instituted in his honor and awarded annually for science and industrial achievement.

43. Reduction of the John Fritz Medal.

44. Reverse of the John Fritz Medal.

50. John Fritz Medal for scientific and industrial achievement.

John Fritz (1822-1913) was celebrated for his innovations in the Iron and Steel industry and was president of numerous engineering societies. The United Engineering Societies began awarding this medal, named in his honor, in 1902. He was the first recipient. At least one reduction is known as a lapel pin.