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Peter Henry Lang

Circular medal of Peter Henry Lang. Obverse: Profile bust of Peter Henry Lang looking to proper left; inscribed in a gothic script at edge and on bust. Reverse: Possibly a harp, sword, and oak bough; inscribed in runic-style letters above and in exergue and scratched into the surface at...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "PETER [HENRIK] [LANG]" and on bust "IAM". Reverse: Inscribed above and in exergue in script.

Provenance

By 1930, Malcolm Storer; 1930, given by Malcolm Storer to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 6, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Malcolm Storer

German, 19th century

Accession Number

30.73

Medium or Technique

Metal; white metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals