101017 | SWEDEN. Jakob Adlerbeth silver Medal.
101017 | SWEDEN. Jakob Adlerbeth silver Medal. Issued 1927. Commemorating the life of the archaeologist (45mm, 45.86 g, 12h). By E. Lindberg.
JAC • ADLERBETH • NAT • MDCCLXXXV • OB • MDCCCXLIV, bust right / Charioteer, holding thunderstruck hammer, driving biga of rams left; in foreground, runestone upon which rests a lyre; in two lines in exergue, FIDE • NEPOTUM / GOTHIA • REDUX. Edge: SILVER 1927.
Mint State. Pleasingly toned, somewhat more so on the obverse.
Son of the famous writer and politican Gudmund Jöran Adlerbeth, Jakob Adlerbeth became a prominent archaeologist and founder of the Götiska förbundet (Gothic covenant), a literary society promoting Nordic romanticism.
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