Jens Munk – Explorer 1978
Jens Munk – Explorer 1978
Jens Munk – Explorer 1978

Jens Munk – Explorer 1978

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Nordic Art Medals.
Country of origin: Denmark.
Metal: Bronze. 1978
Produced: approx. 35 pcs. The number of medals produced is given by the artist.
Numbers Give copies: 17.
Diameter: 88 mm.
Weight: approx. 425 grams.
Artist: Barry Lereng Wilmont. (1936-)

Polar journey.

Christian IV Asked frigate “Unicorn” and chase “Lamprey” available for the campaign. After many hardships,

Jens Munk ships manned and equipped. Immediately after a worship in Holmen’s Church,

where King spoke to the crew,

stood the two ships out of the harbor on Sunday 9 May 1619 with King naval flag in Unicorn mainmast.

Jens Munk – Knud Rasmussen and Jens Juel medals. They are all made of cire-perdue (“lost wax) casting technique. One method that dates back to Greek-Roman times