Franklin Institute Foucault Pressed Penny

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Title

Franklin Institute Foucault Pressed Penny

Subject

Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.).
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Foucault, Léon, 1819-1868.
Pendulum.
Elongated coins.
Numismatics.

Description

Embossed coin with image of round pendulum over a map in center. Text The Franklin Institute above image. Text Foucault Pendulum in two lines in different size font below image. Raised dots encircle edge of coin. Raised crescent on top edge of coin. Reverse: no embossed image appears on back of coin. Condition: both sides of coin have uneven patination.

Date

Minted year unknown. Pressed 2007.

Contributor

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.
Foucault, Léon, 1819-1868.

Rights

Copyrights held by the Franklin Institute.

Relation

Coverage: Philadelphia - Philadelphia County - Pennsylvania - United States

Format

Materials: copper (95%) and tin/zinc (5%)
Extent: 13.5 cm x 2 cm x 0.1 cm
Weight: 3.11 g

Language

English

Type

Physical Item
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Identifier

EKC.penny.FranklinInstituteFoucault.0019

Citation

“Franklin Institute Foucault Pressed Penny,” Wayne State University - School of Information Sciences, accessed July 23, 2024, https://waynestateu.omeka.net/items/show/569.