Jöns Jacob Berzelius (1779-1848)

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Date  1830
Metal bronze
Shape round
Weight 27.6 g
Dimensions 42 mm
Medallist Kirchner
Rarity  unknown
Jöns Jacob Berzelius was born in Sweden in 1779. He is considered as one of the founders of the modern chemistry. Although he graduated in Medicine and Chemistry, Berzelius started his career as apothecary. He also taught botanics and pharmacy in Stockholm from 1807 to 1831.

Photo: Gold- und Silbermünzen Pharmacie & Medicina in Nummis, Frankfurter Münzhandlung, Frankfurt, 1990