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Coin:

Possibly Austrian
1531


Object Place: Europe, Austria

Dimensions

Coin or medal: 29 mm, 9h

Accession Number

52.64

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Overlapping busts of Charles V and Ferdinand I looking to proper left and both wearing a crown.

Reverse: Inscribed at center “CAROL/V·E·FER·I/FRES·RO·IMP/ERE·RE·HISP·VT/RI’Q. SICI·VNG/BOE·CA·ARCHID/AVST·D·BURG/MDXXXI”.

Inscription

Reverse: Inscribed at center "CAROL/V·E·FER·I/FRES·RO·IMP/ERE·RE·HISP·VT/RI'Q. SICI·VNG/BOE·CA·ARCHID/AVST·D·BURG/MDXXXI".

Provenance

James Simon (b. 1851 - d. 1932), Berlin. 1955, Edward Gans, New York; 1955, sold by Gans to the MFA for $40. (Accession Date: February 14, 1952)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour