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Numismatics
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Artist: Erik Lindberg, Swedish, 1873–1966
Mint: Stockholm
Honorand: Sinclair Lewis
Subject: Alfred Nobel, Swedish, 1833–1896

Nobel Prize Medal for Literature presented to Sinclair Lewis

1930

Gold

206.44 g, 12:00, 66 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Sinclair Lewis
2001.87.1798
Geography: 
Made in Stockholm, Sweden
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Swedish
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Sinclair Lewis; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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