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The Enrico Fermi Award presented to Nobel Prize-winning physicist Leon Lederman in 1992. The Fermi Award, first given in 1956, honors scientists from around the world for their lifetime achievements, with many of the recipients also winning Nobel Prizes. Medal features a relief portrait of Enrico Fermi, with his name and the years of his birth and death. ''SCIENTIA PROGRESSUS'' is also engraved on front, which translates from Latin to ''the progress of science''. Verso reads: ''PRESENTED TO / LEON LEDERMAN / FOR ESPECIALLY MERITORIOUS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE DEVELOPMENT, USE, OR CONTROL OF ATOMIC ENERGY / 1992'' and is framed by the words, ''DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA''. Gold-plated medal weighs 324 grams or 11.4 ounces, and measures 3'' in diameter. Case measures 5.25'' x 5.25'' x 1.5''. Very small mark on front of medal on Fermi's lapel. Near fine condition. With an LOA by Leon Lederman.
Prestigious Gold Enrico Fermi Award Presented to Physicist Leon Lederman in 1992 -- One of the Greatest U.S. Honors to Scientific AchievementPrestigious Gold Enrico Fermi Award Presented to Physicist Leon Lederman in 1992 -- One of the Greatest U.S. Honors to Scientific AchievementPrestigious Gold Enrico Fermi Award Presented to Physicist Leon Lederman in 1992 -- One of the Greatest U.S. Honors to Scientific AchievementPrestigious Gold Enrico Fermi Award Presented to Physicist Leon Lederman in 1992 -- One of the Greatest U.S. Honors to Scientific Achievement
Prestigious Gold Enrico Fermi Award Presented to Physicist Leon Lederman in 1992 -- One of the Greatest U.S. Honors to Scientific Achievement
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Auction closed on Thursday, October 29, 2015.
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