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100334 | SWEDEN. Carl August Edlund & Sigurd Nauckhoff bronze Medal.

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    100334 | SWEDEN. Carl August Edlund & Sigurd Nauckhoff bronze Medal. Dated 1939. Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Nitroglycerin Aktiebolaget (Nitroglycerin Corporation) (56mm, 68.28 g, 11h). By E. Lindberg.

     

    CARL AUGUST EDLUND • SIGURD NAUCKHOFF / NITROGLYCERIN AKTIEBOLAGET 1864–1939, busts of Edlund and Nauckhoff left / VINCIT VIS MEA SAXUM (my strength overpowers the stone), nude male left, pushing apart the rocky earth. Edge: BRONS 1939.

     

    Choice Mint State. Pleasing brown surfaces, with a light matte finish. Includes original roundelle.

     

    Known for inventing dynamite and bequeathing his fortune in order to fund what would become the Nobel Prizes, Alfred Nobel was a prolific inventor who held over 350 patents. In 1864, he founded the Nitroglycerin Aktiebolaget (Nitroglycerin Corporation), the world