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102267 | SWEDEN. Arvid Henrik Florman silver Medal.

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    102267  |  SWEDEN. Arvid Henrik Florman silver Medal. Issued 1851. Commemorating the life (1761-1840) of the professor of anatomy and surgery (31mm, 12.33 g, 12h). Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences series. By Per-Henrik Lundgren.


    A H FLORMAN ANAT ET CHIR PROF LUND / NAT 1761 DEN 1840, bare head right / ARCANA DEAE SCRUTATUR IN EXTIS, Roman priest, dressed in robes, holding dagger and about to sacrifice ram; lighted altar behind; to right, facing statue of Salus; in three lines in exergue, SOCIO SUO MERETISS / R ACAD SCIENT SVEC / A MDCCCLI. Edge: Plain.


    Hildebrand 326; Hyckert II, 103; Granberg 239. Mint State details. Highly flashy and brilliant, with an iridescent ring of toning; some scattered hairlines and a few marks in the fields are noted.


    A pioneer in the application of surgery and anatomy within the greater field of medicine, Arvid Henrik Florman is also regarded as being the first anthropologist in Sweden and highly important in the then-fledgling field of forensic science.


    Upload: 16 December 2022.

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