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Medal Commemorating the Independence of Iceland
Date: 1944
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Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: Overall (Medal): 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Place made: North America, Iceland
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
Object Number: 1946.165
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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"