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101975 | SWEDEN. Gustaf VI Adolf/Swedish Numismatic Society bronze Medal.

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    101975  |  SWEDEN. Gustaf VI Adolf/Swedish Numismatic Society bronze Medal. Issued 1973 for the 100th anniversary of the society (59mm, 98.77 g, 12h). By K. Kjellberg-Jacobsson.

     

    Facing bust of Gustaf VI Adolf; floral border above to left and right; to left, pickaxe, artifacts, and legend in two lines in Chinese: 中王 / 物藏 (the king's treasure) / Heavily segmented and texturized background, on which sit numerous coin representations from throughout history—many of which are Swedish, though one can also spot cowrie shells, the reverses of an Aegina silver "tortoise" type and a Kings of Lydia type, a piece of Chinese knife money, and even a representation of a stock market graph. Edge: MV BRONS 1973.

     

    SNF 50. Gem Mint State. Deep brown-olive surfaces, with a slight matte nature.

     

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