Medal of Gustaf III of Sweden Commemorating war between Spain and Russia Artist: Carl Enhörning (Swedish, 1745–1821)

Medium

Gold Plated

Dimensions

12.83 g, 12:00, 29 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, GIft of Charles Wyllys Betts, B.A. 1867, M.A. 1871

Accession Number

2001.87.27942

Geography
Culture
Period

18th century

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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: GUSTAVUS. III. D.G. REX SVECIAE. bust r.

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: D. 17 JUL. 1788. * Crowned shield in center decorated with a C. Flags emerge from either side of shield, with cannons and cannon balls below shield. Floating wreath above scene.
Provenance

Provenance

Charles Wyllys Betts, to about 1887; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1887 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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Object/Work type

medals

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