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Prince Carl of Sweden Medallion

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum of the National Archives and Records Administration1950

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives

Oval shaped Prince Carl of Sweden gold medal surmounted by a gold crown. OBVERSE: Left-facing profile relief head of Prince Carl of Sweden, by Ivar Johnsson, with motto and date around edge "CARITATIS ERGA HOMINES MINISTER MCMXLV". REVERSE: Laurel wreath around edge with text inside "SUCCURRENDO / MISERIS / MERUIT CORONAM / ELEANOR / ROOSEVELT." Medallion awarded to Eleanor Roosevelt on March 8, 1950, by H.M., the King of Sweden, at the suggestion of his brother, H.R.H. Prince Carl. FDR Library Museum Collection, MO 1950.101.1.

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  • Title: Prince Carl of Sweden Medallion
  • Creator: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum of the National Archives and Records Administration
  • Date: 1950
  • Location: Sweden
  • Physical Dimensions: Gold medal. Dimensions of medallion: 3 1/2"h x 2 1/4"w x 1/4"d

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