Holy Roman Empire, Charles V, silver medal, 1537

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Holy Roman Empire, Charles V von Habsburg aged 37 (1519-1556). Cast AR Medal 1537 (66mm) by Hans Reinhart the Elder. Half-length bust right, holding orb and sceptre, CAROLVS V DEI…
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Description

Holy Roman Empire, Charles V von Habsburg aged 37 (1519-1556). Cast AR Medal 1537 (66mm) by
Hans Reinhart the Elder. Half-length bust right, holding orb and sceptre, CAROLVS V DEI GRATIA
ROMAN IMPERATOR SEMPER AVGVSTVS REX HIS ANNO SAL M D XXXVII ÆTATIS SVAE XXXVII, rev. Nimbate double-headed imperial eagle facing; imperial arms within Collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece on breast, crown above; on either side of shield, pillars of Hercules with banners inscribed PLVS and VLTRA, on rocky ground below H R flanking Golden Fleece jewel. (Habich 1926; Löbbecke 564; Kress 606).

Good Very Fine or better, handsomely toned, old and contemporary cast, fields tooled (as usual with these cast medals).

Specification

Date1537
Coin Group

World

Medallion Group

Commemorative Medals

Medallion Category

Foreign Medals

Size (mm)

66

ReferencesHabich 1926; Löbbecke 564; Kress 606

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