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CNG 91, Lot: 1615. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

AUSTRIA, Holy Roman Empire. Karl VI. Emperor, 1711-1740. AR Medal (49mm, 43.52 g, 12h). Commemorating the Coronation of the Emperor. By P. H. Müller. Dated 1711 in Roman numerals. Seven medallions of the Electors of 1711: the future Karl VI (middle – King of Bohemia and Hungary), Lothar Franz von Schönborn (above, proceeding clockwise – Archbishop-Elector of Mainz), Johann Wilhelm (Elector of the Palatinate), Friedrich I (Elector of Brandenburg and King of Prussia), Georg Ludwig (Elector of Hanover and the future George I of Great Britain), Friedrich Augustus I (Elector of Saxony and the future King of Poland [as August II]), and Karl III Joseph von Lothringen (Archbishop-Elector of Trier); all within cartouches / VNA CORONA COR VNA (one crown, one heart), double eagle facing, with wings spread, holding sword, scepter, and orb; on breast, crown over CAESARE/ET/IMPERIO; CORONATIO/OPT PRINC/MDCCXI. Förschner 163; Julius 851. EF, darkly toned.

Duplicates from the Kisch Medal Collection sold on behalf of the American Numismatic Society.