|Title||Benjamin Franklin Commemorative Seal|
Brass stamp for sealing wax with profile portrait of Benjamin Franklin in center with "BENJAMIN FRANKLIN NE A BOSTON LE 17 JANUARY 1706" and decorative border around perimeter. "MORT A PHILADELPHIE AN 1790" at bottom.
|Label||This seal is based on an early medallion of Franklin (M-F85-17), commemorating his birth and death. The profile depicts an older man, without spectacles, wig, or cap, and may be modeled after the famous bust of Franklin by Jean-Jacques Caffieri.|
|Dimensions||L-3.5 Dia-1.5 inches|
|Credit line||American Philosophical Society|