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1617 TALER COMMEMORATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REFORMATION

R 1617-22 (reverse) From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1617-22 (obverse)
From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection
Image by Daniel Harmelink

R1617-22 (obverse) From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1617-22 (reverse)
From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection
Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1617-22
MAGDEBURG

 

Mintmaster: Heinrich Meyer

Obverse: Crown and cross above double eagle. Magdeburg coat-of-arms. Surrounding legend: MO NO REIP • MAGDE / DE IVBILAEO Ao C • 1617 :

Reverse: Portrait of Jan Hus / John Huss (facing right) with hat and quarter bust of Martin Luther (facing left) in Talar and collar holding Bibles. Surrounding legend in two lines: CENT • ANN • REU • DEO • ET • MIHI • RESP • UAT • IOAN • HUSSY • AO • 1415 • COMB : / HIS • LAP • D • M • LUTHER • AD • REP • DOC • COEA • DEO • EXCIT • AO • 1517 •

Note: Graffitti MP / 1617 in background.

Weight & Diameter: 28.22 g, 44.35 x 44.27 mm.

Catalog References: Kreußler page 8; Juncker 41-43; Goppel/Plum/Holler 177; Whiting 56; Zak 6; Schnell 64; Schlüter 48; Künker 184 (2011):4625; Künker 223 (2013):431 (double taler); Künker 228 (2013):4666; WAG 71 (2014):2553; Künker 258 (2015):101; Brozatus/Opitz 671

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