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1717 SILVER MEDAL COMMEMORATING THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REFORMATION

R1717-14 (obverse) From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1717-14 (reverse)
From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection
Image by Daniel Harmelink

R1717-14 (reverse) From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1717-14 (obverse)
From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection
Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1717-14
GOTHA?
FREDERICK II (1691-1732)

 

Medallist: Christian Wermuth

Obverse: Portrait of Martin Luther with collar and Talar. Surrounding legend with Chronogram [1717]: MARTINVS LVTHERVS THEOLOGIAE DOCTOR •

Reverse: Portrait of Jan Hus / John Huss with doctor’s cap and Talar. Legend to either side: IOA / HVS Surrounding legend: CREDO VNAM ESSE ECCLESIAM SANCTAM CATHOLICAM •

Note: Hanger removed.

Weight & Diameter: 27.56 g, 43.22 x 43.31 mm.

Catalog References: Unknown. (see Juncker 40; Schlegel/Ebenezer pages 75-76 and table I:5; Kreußler page 74 and table 8:4; Goppel/Plum/Holler 82; Whiting 175; Schnell 175; Schlüter 36; Brozatus/Opitz 868)

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