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    1970 Nobel Committee Medal, MS63
    Gold Medallion for Physics

    1970 Nobel Committee 23K Gold Medal, MS63 NGC. 27 mm. 20 grams. The five members of the Nobel committees are tasked with the identification of a worthy laureate for the Nobel Prize in the various classes. With just five committee members, these medals were struck in minuscule quantities and are extremely rare today. Issued to committee members for Physics, this medal exhibits pristine, brilliant, and lustrous light yellow surfaces with only a few faint hairlines on each side. Nobel's portrait on the obverse, and the arms of the Academy of Sciences on the reverse are well-struck.

    Plasma physics and solid state physics were the topics of the 1970 Nobel co-laureates in Physics. Hannes Olof Gösta Alfvén made discoveries in magnetohydro-dynamics with applications in plasma physics, and Louis Eugène Félix Néel studied ferrimagnetism with applications in solid state physics.


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