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Triton XXII, Lot: 1237. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

AUSTRIA, Holy Roman Empire. Karl V. Emperor, 1519-1556. Cast AR Medal (66mm, 73.04 g, 12h). By Hans Reinhart der Ältere. Dated 1537 (in Roman numerals). (rose) CAROLVS • V • DEI • GRATIA • ROMAN • IMPERATOR • SEMPER • AVGVSTVS • REX • HIS • ANNO • SAL • M • D • XXXVII • ÆTATIS SVAE • XXXVII, half-length bust right, holding scepter and globus cruciger / Nimbate double-headed imperial eagle facing; imperial arms within Collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece on breast; crown above; on either side of shield, columns with banners inscribed PLVS and VLTRA; rocky ground below; H R flanking Golden Fleece jewel. Habich 1926; Löbbecke 564; Kress 606. EF, chased, a few scratches in field, edge bump. A fine quality early cast.