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Catalog Number 01.C.60
Object Name Seal
Title Seal of American Philosophical Society
Artist Unknown
Description Round, brass seal with wooden handle. "SOCIETAS PHILOSOPHICA AMERICANA" on twisting banner in center of seal.
Label This seal, with the APS name in its Latin form, is much simpler than the official APS seal (2009.34), commissioned in 1770. The function or use is unknown.
Material Brass and wood
Dimensions L-3.625 Dia-1.5 inches
Credit line American Philosophical Society