CASED SOVIET RUSSIAN MEDALION MIKHAIL LOMONOSOV
Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov was a Russian polymath, scientist and writer, who made important contributions to literature, education, and science. Among his discoveries were the atmosphere of Venus and the law of conservation of mass in chemical reactions. He was born in November 1711 and died in April 1765. The Moscow university is named after him.