102269 | SWEDEN. Carl Adolf Agardh silver Medal.
102269 | SWEDEN. Carl Adolf Agardh silver Medal. Issued 1866. Commemorating the life (1785-1859) of the botanist and bishop of Karlstad (31mm, 14.72 g, 12h). Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences series. By Lea Ahlborn.
C A AGARDH BOT PROF LUND D EPISC CAROLST / N 1785 OB 1859, bare head left / MIRAS DISPONIT FUNDI SEGETS, nude naiad sitting left atop the sea, binding wreaths of algae; in three lines in exergue, SOCIO ALGOLOGO CELEBERRIMO / R ACAD SCIENT SVEC / MDCCCLXVI. Edge: Plain.
Hyckert II, 145, 1; Olsén 175; Granberg 255. Mint State. Highly brilliant and alluring, with great relief and some deeper toning nearer the peripheries; some scattered hairlines are noted for completeness.
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