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22 May 2022 14:00 CEST
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
An Original Medal by Hagenauer
GERMANY. Cologne. Thomas Graf von Rieneck, Vicedeacon of the Cathedral Chapter, 1471/1472-1547. Medal (Bronze, 54 mm, 32.29 g, 12 h), on his twenty-fifth anniversary as a member of the Cathedral Chapter; an original cast by F. Hagenauer, 1536. *VENERABILES.AC GENEROSI DN:THOMAE EX COMITIB A RENECK.MOGVNTINEN.CVSTOS:COLONIEN:SVBDECANVS.ET ARGENTINEN.ECLESIAR.DECANVS Beardless bust of von Rieneck to left, wearing berretto, simple robes and crucifix on a chain. Rev. ANNO SALVTIS / M.D.XXXVI. Inscription above shield bearing the the Rieneck arms. Cf. Habich I, 612 var. Weiler 65. Very rare. Very attractively toned - a very sharp original cast. Some minor casting faults and numerous pellets in the inscription, otherwise, otherwise, extremely fine.
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ITALY, Tuscany. Florence. Cosimo I, Duke, later Grand Duke of Tuscany, 1537-1569-1574. Medal (Bronze, 40.5 mm, 33.55 g, 6 h), a struck original by Domenico Poggini (1520-1590), 1561. COSMVS MED.FLOREN.ET SENAR.DVX II. Draped and cuirassed bust of Cosimo I to right; below truncation, 1561. Rev. HETRVRIA PACATA Concordia standing facing, her head to left, holding a standard in her right hand and a cornucopiae in her left; behind her, the lion of Florence to left and the she-wolf with twins of Sienna to right. Attwood 813. Sharply struck and with a fine chocolate brown patina. Good extremely fine.
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ITALY, Tuscany. Florence. Cosimo I, Duke, later Grand Duke of Tuscany, 1537-1569-1574. Medal (Bronze, 44 mm, 45.52 g, 12 h), a struck original on the reorganization of the Tuscan militia, by Pietro Paolo Galeotti (c.1520-1574) with a reverse designed by V. Borghini, c. 1567. COSMVS.MED. FLOREN.ET.SENAR.DVX II. Bare headed and cuirassed bust of Cosimo I to right. Rev. RES.MILITARIS.CONSTITVTA. (=military affairs settled) Commander, in classical armor, standing right between two columns at the top of a flight of steps, presenting a standard to a soldier standing left on the steps below him; on the right, three soldiers standing to left, one with a standard; on the left, four soldiers, two with standards, standing to right. Attwood 864. Rare. Well-struck and of fine quality, and with a lovely red-brown tone. Good extremely fine.
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Prince-Bishop of Trent and Governor of Milan
ITALY. Cardinal Cristoforo Madruzzo, 1512-1578. Medal (Bronze, 42 mm, 28.34 g, 12 h), by Lorenzo Fragni, signed LAV.PAR (=Lorenzo of Parma) on the obverse and with the monogram LP (twice) on the reverse, Rome, undated. CHRISTOPHORVS.MAD.ET.C.CARD.TRIDEN. Bust of Cardinal Madruzzo of Trent to left, wearing biretta and robes; all within an oval frame of pearls, flowers and ornaments. Rev. REVIXIT (=he has come back to life) Phoenix rising from the flames to left; above, two monograms of LP: on the left, within a wreath of olive and laurel and, on the right, within a noose of cord. Attwood 998. A lovely piece with a fine brown tone. Good very fine.
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