Unique 1893 Medal belonging to J.M.S. Williams (Hawaiian sugarcane researcher)

I recently added this to my collection. I purchased this medal after performing a quick research and made the purchase after locating both the awardee and awarder mentioned in a news clipping.

Unique 1893 medal awarded to J.M.S Williams from the “Association des Chimistes de Sucrerie et de Distillerie” (Association of Chemists – Sugars and Distilleries) located in Paris, France.

Mr. J.M.S Williams received this medal for his research  and work on Hawaiian sugarcane.

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This medal is 44 mm in diameter. The obverse identifies J.M.S Williams and the year of the award.

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The reverse identifies “Association des Chimistes de Sucrerie et de Distillerie” (Association of Chemists – Sugars and Distilleries) of Paris (France).

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