GERMANY, Sachsen-Ernestinische Linie. Johann Friedrich I.
|Triton XIV, Lot: 1355. Estimate $750.
Sold for $2200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Elector, 1532-1547. AR Cast Medal (64mm, 51.88 g, 12h). Hans Reinhard der Ältere, engraver, after Lucas Cranach. Dated 1535. (branch with leaves) IOANNS • FRIDERICVS • ELECTOR • DVX SAXONIE • FIERI • FECIT ETATIS SVÆ • 32, half-length bust facing slightly right, holding sword in right hand and hat with feather; X REN X ALS X IN X EREN around collar / (branch with leaves) SPES MEA IN DEO EST ANNO NOSTRI SALVATORIS M • D • X • X • V (leaf stops), ducal coat-of-arms surmounted by three crested helmets. Trusted 90/139; Mersbacher 540; Habich 1935; Tentzel 7.I. Near EF, toned, fields chased.
From the HLT Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 38 (6 June 1996), lot 1810.