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).