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Medal: Gust. Adolph...

Object Number: 
INV.3389c
Date: 
ca. 1857
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/16 in. ( 5.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation: "AK"
Description: 
Silver struck medal with obverse showing draped and armored male bust facing right; legend: "GVST. ADOLPH. D.G. REX. SVECIAE." Obverse depicts sun with human face, emitting rays of light; surrounding legend: "TOTVM . HAVD . CAPIT . INTEGER . ORBIS ."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. E. de Peyster Hosmer & Mrs. B.R.K. Herdge, Jr., 1951
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group