Medal Commemorating the Independence of Iceland

Object Number: 
1946.165
Date: 
1944
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/8 in. ( 6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "A.H." Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "S.J." Inscription: edge, lower center: "SPORRONG&CO"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting seated winged female figure representing Iceland, holding burning torch in her left hand. Reverse depicts seal of Iceland within shield with sun above, inscribed with date: "17./JUNI 1944"; legend above: "STOFNUN LYDVELDIS A ISLANDI."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Arent Claessen
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group