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Johannes Ericsson Medal
Date: ca. 1889
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Medium: Copper
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 1 1/4 in. (3.1 cm)
Place made: Europe, Sweden
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
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at center: "L.A." Inscription: reverse, at right of field, across border: "LEA AHLBORN"