Alessandro Volta centennial medal
Obverse is relief portrait of Volta. Reverse has mausoleum [in Como? his birthplace] with laurel and oak leaves. Inscription in Italian refers to this as Volta’s burial place. Dated 1927. See also: Photos 1.37-1 and 50.7-1 of the International Congress of Physicists in Como, September 1927.
ACQUIRED WHERE: Estate of Robert A. Millikan
- Millikan, Robert Andrews, 1868-1953 (Experimental Physicist, Nobel Laureate, Caltech President) (Person)
1 unspecified containers : MEDIUM: Bronze; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2 3/8 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 2