Medal, the Nobel Prize for Physics

Erik Lindberg1906

Science Museum

Science Museum
London, United Kingdom

Medal, the Nobel Prize for Physics, awarded to Joseph John Thomson, 1906. Gold; 66mm diameter, 5mm ht, in red leather gilt trim case 13.5x13.5x2.2cm. Weight 205.97g. obverse: relief profile of Alfred Nobel, designed and signed by Erik Lindberg 1902. reverse: muses of nature and science, plaque to J.J. Thomson MCMVI [1906]. The prize was awarded by the Nobel Institute, Stockholm "in recognition of the great merits of his theoretical and experimental investigations on the conduction of electricity by gases".


  • Title: Medal, the Nobel Prize for Physics
  • Creator: Erik Lindberg
  • Date Created: 1906
  • Location Created: Sweden
  • Rights: © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, Science Museum Group Collection, CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0

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