Large Jinny Lind Portrait Medal Dated 1847

Swedish opera singer, often known as the "Swedish Nightingale". High relief with silvered background still reflective on both sides. Does have scattered nicks and scratches. See enlarged image for more detail. Obv. Head and shoulders facing front. Legend, JENNY——LIND Date under right arm close to border, 1847. Rev. Lyre surrounded by cluster of lilies and roses; nightingale resting on top twig. Legend, above, NESCIT * OCCA-SUM; below, NATA 1821. Ornamental border, obverse and reverse. Size 54 mm. White metal. Struck in Birmingham, England. This medal was struck to commemorate Jenny Lind's triumphant debut at Her Majesty's Theatre, London, May 4th, 1847. The year of Jenny Lind's birth as stated on this medal (1821) is erroneous. She was born on October 6th, 1820.

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Large Jinny Lind Portrait Medal Dated 1847Large Jinny Lind Portrait Medal Dated 1847
Large Jinny Lind Portrait Medal Dated 1847
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