Silver "University of Geneva" Prize Award Medal. Certified and graded by NGC as MS-64! Official prize of the University of Geneva! Weight: 25.04gm Diameter: 43mm Material: Silver. Obverse: Standing allegoric figure, holding open book and pointing with right hand to Tetragram.From which divine light is shining thru clouds. Reclined naked female allegoric figure (personification of the river Rhone) beneath palm to left, a classical building in background to right. Legend: LEX DEI SAPIENTIAM PRAESTAT PARVULIS. Reverse : Illuminated Christogram (IHS) above garlanded and wreathed coat-of-arms of Geneva. Inscribed banners above and below. The Tetragrammaton or Tetragram from Greek. Meaning "[consisting of] four letters" is the four-letter Hebrew word. (transliterated as YHWH), the name of the biblical god of Israel. The four letters, read from right to left, are yodh, he, waw, and he.
While there is no consensus about the structure and etymology of the name, the form Yahweh is now accepted almost universally. In the Latin-speaking Christianity of medieval Western Europe (and so among Catholics and many Protestants today), the most common Christogram became " IHS " or "IHC", denoting the first three letters of the Greek name of Jesus, , iota-eta-sigma, or. The University of Geneva French. Is a public research university located in Geneva, Switzerland.It was founded in 1559 by John Calvin as a theological seminary. It remained focused on theology until the 17th century, when it became a center for Enlightenment scholarship. In 1873, it dropped its religious affiliations and became officially secular. Today, the university is the third largest university in Switzerland by number of students. In 2009, the University of Geneva celebrated the 450th anniversary of its founding. Almost 40% of the students come from foreign countries. The university holds and actively pursues teaching, research, and community service as its primary objectives.
In 2016, it was ranked 53rd worldwide by the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities, 89th by the QS World University Rankings, and 131st in the TIMES Higher Education World University Ranking. UNIGE is a member of the League of European Research Universities (including academic institutions such as Amsterdam, Barcelona, Cambridge, Heidelberg, and Milan) the Coimbra Group and the European University Association. Silver University of Geneva Prize Award Medal. NGC MS-64" is in sale since Sunday, January 31, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\Switzerland".
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