Bronze statue of Behaim with sword and his terrestrial globe of 1492 ('Erdapfel'), on a richly decorated sandstone pedestal, with on the sides two bronze seated figures:
- Handel - Trade, with caduceus, cornucopia and anchor.
- Wissenschaft - Science, in her hand a drawing of a astrolabe and under the chair some books, on of which with the author's name Regiomon- / tanus.
Handel - Trade
Wissenschaft - Science
Behaim's coat of arms
geboren um 1459
coat of arms of the Holy Roman Empire
and the two coats of arms of the city
of Nürnberg, the great arms with the eagle
with a king's head and the small arms
with the eagle and red bends
Erfunden u. modellirt v. I. Rössner.
Gegossen v. Ch. Lenz, Nürnberg / 1890.
Unveiled 17 September 1890.
- Johann Wolfgang Rößner Nürnberg 1841 - .. 1911),
Sources & Information
Location (N 49°27'20" - E 11°4'49")
Item Code: deby001; Photograph: 20 September 2002
/ updated: 28 September 2011
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