SWEDEN Arvid Florman 1851 silver Medal / Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Arvid Henrik Florman silver Medal. Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences series. A H FLORMAN ANAT ET CHIR PROF LUND / NAT 1761 DEN 1840, bare head right / ARCANA DEAE SCRUTATUR IN EXTIS, Roman priest, dressed in robes, holding dagger and about to sacrifice ram; lighted altar behind; to right, facing statue of Salus; in three lines in exergue, SOCIO SUO MERETISS / R ACAD SCIENT SVEC / A MDCCCLI. Hildebrand 326; Hyckert II, 103; Granberg 239.
Highly flashy and brilliant, with an iridescent ring of toning; some scattered hairlines and a few marks in the fields are noted. A pioneer in the application of surgery and anatomy within the greater field of medicine, Arvid Henrik Florman is also regarded as being the first anthropologist in Sweden and highly important in the then-fledgling field of forensic science. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Medals". The seller is "numismagram" and is located in this country: US.
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- Circulated/Uncirculated: Mint State
- Composition: Silver
- Type: Medal
- Exonumia Type: Medal
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Sweden
- Modified Item: No