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422, Lot: 686. Estimate $200.
Sold for $170. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

AUSTRIA, Holy Roman Empire. Karl VII. Emperor, 1742-1745. AR Medal (30mm, 9.81 g, 12h). On His Death, 20 January 1745. By Georg Wilhelm Kittel (1694-1769). Dated 1745. CAROL . VII . ROM . IMP. NAT . 1697 CORONAT 1742 ., laureate bust right; KITTEL on truncation of bust / TERMINVS LABORVM., imperial coffin, decorated with skull and crossbones and surmounted by imperial regalia, set on ornate base inscribed D · M ·/CAROLI · VII; to left, skeleton standing facing, cutting head of flower to right with scythe; OBIIT . D . 20. IAN ./1745 in two lines in exergue. Montenuovo 1666; F&S 4297; Forrer III, p. 168. VF, toned.


From the HJR Collection. Ex Rauch 80 (1 June 2007), lot 1539.