Medal of the Peace of Hurtzburg Artist: Johann Leonhard Oexlein (German, 1715–1787)

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

21.88 g, 12:00, 44.4 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Charles Wyllys Betts, B.A. 1867, M.A. 1871

Accession Number

2001.87.29911

Geography
Culture
Period

18th century

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: NUNCIA PACIS, villa with angel blowing trumpet flying above, in exergue DAS FEBR MDCCLXIII.

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: IAM REDIRE AUDET, woman with scepter and wheat in field with farmer behind, in exergue GERMANIA PACATA.
Provenance

Provenance

Charles Wyllys Betts, to about 1887; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1887 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • Charles Wyllys Betts, American Colonial History Illustrated by Contemporary Medals, 1964 reprint (New York: Scott Stamp and Coin Company, 1964), 201, no. 446
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Additional information

Object/Work type

medals

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