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Joseph I: Coronation as Holy Roman Emperor

Austrian
1705


Object Place: Europe, Austria

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 26 mm (1 in.)

Accession Number

26.347

Medium or Technique

Metal; copper alloy

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

Circular medal of Joseph I (1678-1711), Holy Roman Emperor, king of Hungary and Bohemia, and archduke of Austria, commemorating his coronation as Holy Roman Emperor. Pierced at top and beaded on both faces.

Obverse: Upright sword entangled with a branch at center with a sun containing a triangle and rays above; inscribed at edge “+AMORE·ET·TIMORE+”.
Reverse: Crown over inscription; inscribed at edge “+AMORE·ET·TIMORE+”.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "+AMORE·ET·TIMORE+".

Reverse: Inscribed below crown "IOSEPHO I/ROM:IMP:HVNG:ET/BOH:REGI·/ARCHIDVCIAVSTRIAE/HOMA·PRAESTATVR/VIENNAE 22 SEPT/17[bird]05".

Provenance

By 1926, Henry G. Picerking; 1926, bequest of Henry G. Pickering to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1926)

Credit Line

Bequest of Henry G. Pickering