Knud Rasmussen – Greenland Polar explorer
Knud Rasmussen – Greenland Polar explorer
Knud Rasmussen – Greenland Polar explorer

Knud Rasmussen – Greenland Polar explorer

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Nordic Art Medals.
Country of origin: Denmark.
Metal: Bronze.
Produced: 25 pcs. 1978
Numbers Give copies. 8
Diameter: 90 mm.
Weight: approx. 620 grams.
Artist: Barry Lereng Wilmont. (1936-)

Knud Johan Victor Rasmussen (June 7, 1879 in Jakobshavn, current Ilulissat in Greenland – December 21, 1933 in Gentofte) was a Danish / Greenlandic polar explorer who explored Greenland on several expeditions.

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.