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Ny Carlsberg Brewery

Rectangular medal commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the foundation of the Ny Carlsberg Brewery, by Carl Jacobsen (1842–1914), in Copenhagen. Obverse: Three-quarters length figure of a woman iwth sheaves of wheat at her base, wearing a square neck bodice and a cap over her long...

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Obverse: Inscribed above "NY·CARLSBERG", below figure "LABOREMVS·PRO·PATRIA·", and at lower edge "[symbol] 1871·17·FEBRVAR 1896 [symbol]". Reverse: Inscribed at proper right "J·C·CHAPLAIN/1895" and at lower edge "1817-1847-1871".


Obverse: On the lower margin mark. Reverse: Mark in the center at the top.


By 1904, Carl Jacobsen; 1904, given by Carl Jacobsen to MFA. (Accession Date: Mary 19, 1904)

Credit Line

Gift of Carl Jacobsen

French or German, 1896

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Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze, plated with silver




Numismatics, Medals