Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1742-1786)


Date 1892
Metal silver
Shape round
Weight 38.1 g
Dimensions 43 mm
Medallist Lindberg
Rarity Unknown


Carl Wilhem Scheele learned pharmacy in Göteborg in Sweden. He first worked as a pharmacist in Stockholm and then moved to Uppsala where he followed some chemistry courses and started some research in chemistry. He became famous by discovering several chemical elements.

The same medal exists in aluminum (43 mm, 10.2 g)