Spink > Auction 22180Auction date: 13 December 2022
Lot number: 619

Price realized: Unsold
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Lot description:


Prussia, Battle of Prague, AE medal, 1757, by Johann Georg Holtzhey, FRIDERICVS MAGN • D • G • REX BORVSS • EL • BRAND • DVX SILES ET, laureate and cuirassed half-length bust right, rev. FAMA PRVDENTIA ET VIRTVTE, Victory standing to left on spolia inscribed ALBISIL and MOLDA, holding thunderbolts and shield inscribed VICTORIA FRIDERICI MAGN, kicking the crown from the head of Bohemia; tree to left, trophies of captured arms to right, AVSTIR • EXERC • PROPE • PRAG • FVNDIT CÆSO ET PRAGA OBSESSA VI MAJI MDCCLVII in three lines in exergue, 48mm, 37.50g (Henck 1620; Olding 604b), a faint touch of rub to the higher points, otherwise with a residual lustre, near extremely fine.

Estimate: £100 - £200