Baldwin's Auctions Ltd > Auction 108Auction date: 8 November 2022
Lot number: 482

Price realized: 75 GBP   (Approx. 86 USD / 86 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

Holy Roman Empire – Austrian Netherlands, Division of the Holy Roman Empire Lands after the War of Austrian Succession 1742, brass medal cast in Antwerp (?). Crowned figure of Maria Theresia seated l., holding child (later Emperor Josef II), DE PRAGMATIQUE SANCTIE BELOOFT EN NOU VANMYN ERVELANDE BEROOFT, The Pragmatic Sanction, once empowering me, now robs me of my inheritance, rev. Cardinal Fleury, chief Minister of France, displaying a map of Europe, by him – August III king of Poland, elector of Saxony, Friedrich II king of Prussia, elector of Brandenburg, Karl Albrecht elector of Bavaria and newly crowned Holy Roman emperor, each pointing out areas to which they think they are entitled – marked 'SILES' (Silesia), 'SAX' (Saxony), 'BOHEME' (Bohemia), 'BAV' (Bavaria), 'BYR' Burgundy and 'OOSTENE' (Austria), BAVEEDE EN VERBONDE GEBROOKEN ENT VUUR ALOMME AANGESTOOKEN, The oaths and treaties have been broken and the fires lit throughout. 42.5mm/16.11gm. (Julius 1711; Mont 1707). About Extremely Fine, toned.

Starting price: 50 GBP