100092 | SWEDEN. Axel Friderick Cronstedt silver Medal.

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    100092 | SWEDEN. Axel Friderick Cronstedt silver Medal. Struck 1882 by the Academy of Sciences. Commemorating the life of the mineralogist and discoverer of nickel (31mm, 13.09 g, 12h). By L. Ahlborn.

     

    AX FRIDER CRONSTEDT REI METALL PRÆTOR / N 1722 O 1765, bare head right / STRATA SUBTERRANEA LUSTRAT, Cronstedt descending ladder into a mine, holding torch; in four lines in exergue, SOCIO MINERALOGO / MERITISSIMO / R ACAD SC SVEC / MDCCCLXXXII.

     

    Numismatiska Meddelanden XVII, p. 205. Mint State. Deeply toned, with an attractive underlying luster.

     

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