Medal commemorating Leonhard Gyllenhaal

Made:
1848 in Sweden
maker:
Pehr Henrik Lundgren

Silver medal to commemorate L. Gyllenhaal (1752-1840), engraved by P. H. Lundgren, issued by the Royal Academy of Science, Sweden, 1848. Inscribed: Obverse: LEON.GYLLENHAAL ENTOMOL.SVEC.NAT.MDCCLII DEN.MDCCCXL, Reverse: DIVAM COLVIT IN IMAGINE PARVA/SOCIO MERITISS./R.ACAD.SCIENT. SVEC./ A MDCCCXLVIII translated as 'The goddess is worshiped in the little images'

Details

Category:
Wellcome Medals
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A678857
type:
personal medal