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Alessandro Volta centennial medal

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1999-00228

Content Description

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.

Provenance

ACQUIRED WHERE: Estate of Robert A. Millikan

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1927-01-01

Creator

Extent

1 unspecified containers : MEDIUM: Bronze; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2 3/8 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 2