101354 | SWEDEN. Stockholm. St. James's Church/Axel Alm bronze Medal.

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    101354  |  SWEDEN. Stockholm. St. James's Church/Anders Johan Axel Alm bronze Medal. Issued 1862 (59mm, 80.62 g, 12h).

     

    Frontal view of the church from the south; in three lines in exergue, BYGGD UNDER KONUNG JOHAN III / FÖRSKÖNAD UNDER KON. CARL XV / REGERING / TILL BYGGMÄSTAREN AXEL ALM, column with square, triangle, hammer, level, and blueprints; in three lines in exergue, AF JAKOBS OCH JOHANNIS / FÖRSAML LEDAMÖTER / 1862. Edge: Some light grooving possibly as made, otherwise plain.

     

    Opitz Coll. 3507; GMK 106 var. (silver). Gem Mint State. Glossy chocolate brown surfaces.

     

    Presented by the members of the parish to Axel Alm, this medal celebrates the famous mid-19th Swedish builder as well as honors the Church of St. James in Stockholm—the most central church in the capital.