University of Toronto, Canada Sterling Souvenir
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The University of Toronto (U of T) is a public research university in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The institution comprises sixteen academic faculties and a collegiate framework of eleven colleges within its principal campus St. George, which surrounds Queen's Park in the Downtown district.It is one of the most widely known and highly regarded universities in Canada and ranks highly in numerous world rankings.
The University was chartered in 1827 as King's College, the first institution of higher learning in the colony of Upper Canada. At first controlled by members of the Church of England and the colonial establishment, the university acquired its present name in 1850 upon becoming a secular institution.
Research at the University of Toronto has been responsible for the world's first electronic heart pacemaker, artificial larynx, single-lung transplant, nerve transplant, artificial pancreas, chemical laser, G-suit, the first practical electron microscope, the first cloning of T-cells, and the extraction of insulin.
Length 4 1/8 inches. Fully marked sterling. No mono or removal.
R & J Silver and Such
- Charlotte Hall, Maryland
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