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Sale: Nomos 5, Lot: 60. Estimate CHF2000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 24 October 2011. 
Sold For CHF1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Switzerland, Basel. Medal (Silver, 50mm, 51 g 12), on the Judgment of Solomon by S. Hanhardt, c. 1650. View of the city of Basel from the northeast, with the Rhine in the center; in exergue, Baselstab, laurel and palm branches, and engraver’s initials, S H. Rev. Scene of the Judgment of Solomon: on the right, Solomon seated left on throne; behind, three elders; before to left, soldier standing right holding naked infant; below, dead infant with a woman kneeling left before, behind her, another woman, standing left, points at the infant held by the soldier; at the edge, initials SH. Haller 1322. Leu Medals 1199 (these dies). Wunderly 2178. Very rare, Attractively toned. Nearly extremely fine.