2,000 kronor – 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Nobel prize

Series: Sweden – Gold coins

Image of 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Nobel prize – 2000 krona coin Sweden 2001.  The Gold coin is of Proof quality.
The artist is Philip Nathan, the coin is minted at AB Tumba Bruk Myntverket, Eskilstuna. The portrait on the obverse is based on the portrait on the Nobel prize medals made in 1901/02. Legend: NOBELPRISETS HUNDRAÅRSJUBILEUM (ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NOBEL PRIZE). The reverse portrays humanity, antiquated, seated on a podium containing the Swedish national coat of arms. She is holding a copy of Alfred Nobel's will in one hand. The other hand holds a laurel wreath raised in salute to the memory of Nobel. Legend: SVERIGE/2000/KR/2001. Ref: Lagerqvist, L.O: Alfred Nobel på mynt (Alfred Nobel on coins). Svensk Numismatisk Tidskrift (Swedish Numismatics Journal) 2001:9/10 p. 199.