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422, Lot: 682. Estimate $75.
Sold for $50. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

AUSTRIA, Holy Roman Empire. Franz I. Emperor, 1745-1765. AR Medal (22mm, 2.31 g, 12h). Visit of the Imperial Couple to the Mines of Lower Hungary. Wien (Vienna) mint. Unsigned, but by Mathias Donner. Dated 1751 (in Roman numerals). Crowned busts of Franz I and Maria Theresia vis-à-vis / ADVENTUS/AUGUSTI/IN FODINAS/HUNGARIAE/INFERIORIS/MDCCLI in six lines; crossed pick and sledge hammer below. J. Boublik, Coins and medals of the emperor Francis Stephen of Lorraine (Prague, 2011) 86; cf. Julius 1840 (example in gold). EF, toned.

From the Macy Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 405 (6 September 2017). lot 692.