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Nomos 5 25 October 2011
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
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Lot 67
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Germany, Augsburg (City). 1670. Medal (Silver, 56 x 48 mm, 38.71 g 12), oval Ratsmedaille, on the council held in May 1670, by an unknown engraver, perhaps a member of the Fesenmaier family. View of the fortified city of Augsburg with its many churches; above, two winged genii hold the Stadtpyr (an ornamental version of the pine cone of the pinus cembra = a Zirbelkiefer or Swiss pine, which was the city’s symbol); below, SAC CAESAR / MAI:À.CON / SILIS.II.VI / RIS.PR.AV / GVSTANIS. on cartouche between the shields of the joint Stadtpflegers - Mayors of Augsburg, David von Stetten (1653-1675) and O. Langenmantel (1664-1688). Rev. MEMORIAE ANNI CHRISTIANI MDCLXX AVGVSTA VINDELICORVM Shields of five members of parliament: Uhlstatt, Amman, Rehm, Fesenmaier (he was a goldsmith from a family of goldsmiths) and Rehlinger; and four financial officials: Imhof, Stetten, Imhof and Hamann; all within an oval wreath of palm branches. Erlanger Collection 1776. Forster 50. Rare. Nicely toned and particularly attractive. Minor edge fault on the right, otherwise, extremely fine.


Ex Nomos 5, 25 October 2011, 67.

Medals like this were produced in small numbers to commemorate major events such as councils; they were given to all the participants and were usually only preserved in family possession.
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Lot 67
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Current Bid: No Bids
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