100564 | SWEDEN. Kronprins Karl Ludvig bronze Medal.
100564 | SWEDEN. Kronprins Karl Ludvig bronze Medal. Issued 1851. Commemorating the installation of the crown prince as chancellor of Uppsala University in 1844 (56mm, 82.93 g, 12h). By P. H. Lundgren at the Kungliga (Royal Swedish) mint.
CAROLUS LUDOV EUG REGN SVECIAE ET NORV PRINC SUCCESSOR, bareheaded and draped bust right / AVITO TUEARIS AMORE (may you look over this institution with paternal love), Minerva seated facing, resting elbow upon globe and holding open book on her knee; lyre and scroll to left; to right, owl standing facing upon pedestal; façade of the university in the background; in two lines in exergue, CANCELLARIO SUO / ACADEMIA UPSALIENSIS. Edge: Plain.
Hildebrand 2; cf. Uppsala University Coll. #201519 (silver). Gem Mint State. Deep red-brown surfaces, with a cameo nature and alluring brilliance. Compare to an inferior gilt bronze example in Höhn 6 (25 October 2016), lot 5014 (which realized a hammer of €150 [plus buyer's fee]).