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102667 | SWEDEN. Jakob Adlerbeth silver Medal.

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    102667  |  SWEDEN. Jakob Adlerbeth silver Medal. Issued 1927. Commemorating the life of the archaeologist (45mm, 47.13 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.


    Ehrensvärd 279. Mintage: 150. Choice Mint State. Deep gray surfaces, with a charming matte nature.


    Son of the famous writer and politician, 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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