The Johnson Medal1960

The obverse bears a scientist facing half left, between microscope, pestle, and flask. Around, THE JOHNSON MEDAL. Signed, ABRAM BELSKIE Sc. The reverse bears a female goddess with snake, goblet and plaque. Above, THE JOHNSON MEDAL. Below, FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT.

Belskie designed this medal for Johnson & Johnson. Every year since 1960 a group of J&J's outstanding scientists from around the world are awarded the Johnson Medal, the firm's highest scientific honor. These scientists have made discoveries that led to new products in every area of J&J's businesses. In the words of Johnson and Johnson's website: "They have taken us in new directions and helped us improve the health and well being of people the world over."