ITALY, Renaissance. Don John of Austria, (1547-1578). Capture of Tunis from the Turks, Cast Silver or Silvered-bronze Medal, 1573

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ITALY, Renaissance. Don John of Austria, (1547-1578). Capture of Tunis from the Turks, Cast Silver or Silvered-bronze Medal, 1573, 41 mm, 26g, by Giovanni V Meloni. Bust left wearing armour…
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ITALY, Renaissance. Don John of Austria, (1547-1578). Capture of Tunis from the Turks, Cast Silver or Silvered-bronze Medal, 1573, 41 mm, 26g, by Giovanni V Meloni. Bust left wearing armour with Order, high collar and ruff, IOANNES AVSTRIAE CAROLI V FIL AET SV ANN XXIII. Rev. Neptune standing on two dolphins, spear raised over supliant Turk, to right Turks flee, to left ships in the Bay of Tunis, VENI ET VICI, beaded border both sides (Att 289; Voltolina 573). Rare. Very Fine.

From the collection of medals formed by William Victor Royle Baldwin (known as Roy or Uncle Roy), one of A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd founder’s three sons, he was born in 1893.

Specification

Date 1573
Medallion Group

Commemorative Medals

Medallion Category

Europe

Metal

Silver

Size (mm)

41

References Att 289; Voltolina 573
Weight 26 g

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