1852 Franklin Institute Award Medal. Silver. 50.9 mm. 58.8 grams. Julian AM-17, Harkness Pa-45, Greenslet GM-91, Fuld FR.M.FR.4. Mint State. The central reverse is inscribed to the recipient: TO / G. P. COURTNEY / PHILADA. PA. / FOR / COTTAGE FURNITURE. / 1852. A lovely original example richly toned in gold, iridescent blue and violet. Reflective fields support satiny design elements, some wispy hairlines and other light handling marks are largely concealed by the toning. A sharp and handsome example of this popular award medal still housed in its original bookcase-style presentation case.