Medaljen Ingenio Et Arti
The Medal Ingenio Et Arti
Official abbreviation: M.i.&a.
Instituted August 31st 1841 by King Christian 8th.
Awarded by the monarch to artists, musicians and painters, for long term and special contrubutions to Danish culture.
Other information: Ingenio Et Arti is latin and means For Spirit and Art.
As of 2011 there are 7 living recipients of the medal. An example of recipients are actress Ghita NÝrby.
Obverse and reverse of the medal. Image courtesy of Ordersandmedals.net.
Above specimen awarded to actress Anna Bloch (1868 - 1953) in 1910 by King Frederik VIII
Opdateret d. 11.9.2012