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1717 [NO DATE] SILVER MEDAL COMMEMORATING THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REFORMATION

R 1717-79 (reverse) From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1717-79 (obverse)
From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection
Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1717-79 (obverse) From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1717-79 (reverse)
From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection
Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1717-79
SAXONY
FRIEDRICH AUGUST I (1694-1733)

 

Obverse: Portrait of Jan Hus / John Huss with doctor’s cap and and Talar with fur collar. Legend below: M • IOANNES / HUS • Surrounding legend: IST ZU COSTNITZ VERBRAND • 1415 • D • 6 • IULII •

Reverse: Quarter-bust of Martin Luther with tied collar and Talar. Legend below in two lines: D • MARTIN / LUTHER • Surrounding legend: WAS IENE GANS GEDACHT, HAT DISER SCHWAN VOLLBRACHT

Note: Same reverse as Whiting 340; Schnell 110

Weight & Diameter: 6.72 g, 26.41 x 26.53 mm.

Catalog References: Goppel/Plum/Holler 86; Whiting 338; Zak 89, 90; Schnell 423; Fichtel/Höhn 51 (2006):4112; Peus 395 (2008):3034; Gorny & Mosch 1 (2010):993; Rauch 89 (2011):2966; Donga & van den Berg page 27; Teutoburger 78 (2013):4228; 86 (2014):4573; Höhn 81 (2014):1074; Brozatus/Opitz 32; (see also Whiting 340; Zak 64; Schnell 110)

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