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1717 [NO DATE]SILVER TALER-STYLE MEDAL (HUSTALER) COMMEMORATING THE 300TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF JAN HUS

R 1717-86 (obverse) From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1717-86 (obverse)
From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection
Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1717-86 (reverse) From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1717-86 (reverse)
From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection
Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1717-86
GOTHA?

Medallist: After Hieronymus Magdeburg. Attributed to Christian Wermuth.

Obverse: Portrait of Jan Hus / John Huss in Talar with fur collar and doctor’s hat. Legend to either side: IOĀ / HVS Surrounding legend: CREDO • VNAM • ESSE • ECCLESIAM • SANCTAM • CATOLICAM •

Reverse: Full-figure Jan Hus with loincloth and paper heretic’s hat tied to stake at neck, elbows and lower legs. Legend to either side in two lines: CON / DEM // NA / TVR • Surrounding legend in two lines: TO • 1415 • IO • HVS • / ANNO • A • CHRIST • NA • // CENTVM • REVOLVTIS • ANNIS • DEO • RESPONDEBITIS • ET • MIHI •

Weight & Diameter: 28.43 g, 44.05 x 44.00 mm.

Catalog References: Juncker 39-41; Schlegel/Ebenezer pages 75-76 and table I:5; Kreußler page 74 and table 8:4; Goppel/Plum/Holler 82; Whiting 5; Schnell 421; Schlüter 36; Höhn 76 (2012):1606; Brozatus/Opitz 465

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