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1730 SILVER MEDAL COMMEMORATING 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE AUGSBURG CONFESSION

R 1730-09 From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1730-09 (reverse)
From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection
Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1730-09 (reverse) From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1730-09 (obverse)
From the Concordia Historical Institute Collection
Image by Daniel Harmelink

R 1730-09
DANZIG

Medallist: Peter Paul Werner [W]and Daniel Sievert [D • / S •]

Obverse: Portrait of Jan Hus / John Huss with doctor’s cap and Talar. Legend below in three lines: IOHANN • HUSSUS • / NAT • 1373 • CREM • / 1415 • Surrounding legend with Chronogram [1730](when numerals from both sides are combined): ••• ANNUS BIS SECULARIS ••• / QVOD MOISES PERFICERE VOLVIT •

Reverse: Portrait of Martin Luther with tied collar and Talar. Legend below in two lines on either side of Danzig coat-of-arms: D • MART • / LUTH • / N • 1483 / +1546 • Surrounding legend with Chronogram [1730](when numerals from both sides are combined): ••• AUGUSTATANAE CONFESSIONIS ••• / IOSVA ABSOLVIT •

Weight & Diameter: 34.50 g, 41.92 x 41.97 mm.

Catalog References: Whiting 384; Schnell 207; Lanz 101 (2000):585 (smaller variant); Grün 48 (2007):1420; Peus 395 (2008):3117; Schreiber/Schumacher/Harmelink 223-224; WAG 71 (2014):2730; Brozatus/Opitz 1040; (see also WAG 71 (2014):2731)

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