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Ref: 6068

Sweden, Count Admiral Baltzar Bogislaus von Platen, 50th Anniversary of the Gotha Canal 1882, bronze medal by L Ahlborn

 

 

Obv: bust of von Platen left

 

Rev: two sailing ships in a canal, ETT FOSTERLÄNDSKT STORVERK FULLBORDADT 1832 around, MINNESGÄRD AF GÖTA KANALBOLAG 1882 in exergue

 

Condition: Good very fine; Diameter: 52mm

 

Notes: von Platen (1766-1829) was in charge of overseeing the construction of the canal across Sweden, to a design by Thomas Telford.

 

Price £85

Sweden, Count Admiral Baltzar Bogislaus von Platen, 50th Anniversary of the Gotha Canal 1882, bronze medal
Sweden, Count Admiral Baltzar Bogislaus von Platen, 50th Anniversary of the Gotha Canal 1882, bronze medal

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