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Shell of thaler

German (Augsburg)
1643


Dimensions

Diameter: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.969

Medium or Technique

Metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Coins

Edge appears to be separating. Beaded rim on both faces.

Obverse: Bust of man looking to proper left; inscribed at edge.

Reverse: Cityscape with pinecone at center; inscribed at center and at edge.

Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed at edge "IMP:CAES·FRED:III·P·F·GER:HVN:BOH:REX".

Reverse: Inscribed at center "1643" and at edge "AVGVSTA·VIN DELICORVM".

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay