Johannes Ericsson Medal

Title:
Johannes Ericsson Medal
Date: 
ca. 1889
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.1 cm )
Description: 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Ericsson facing right with legend: "JOHANNES ERICSSON MACHINARUM INVENTOR/N.1803 O.1889." Reverse depicts steamship with legend above: "INGENIO ARTEMET MARTEM DIREXIT"; inscription in exergue: "SOCIO INCLUTISSIMO/REG.ACAD.SCIENT.SUEC./MDCCCXCIII."
Object Number: 
INV.2803
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at center: "L.A." Inscription: reverse, at right of field, across border: "LEA AHLBORN"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group