Auction No. 087

Old books, manuscripts, Judaica items, numismatics, coins

February 25, 2015
Opening $ 200
Gold-plated silver medal issued in honor of the signing of peace accords in Germany. Nurnberg, 1650. The front features a city and river, with hands in a handshake in the sky. Topped by the Tetragrammaton and Latin text 'Germany, harmony returns to rest on the world' and Nurnberg. The reverse features a hand holding three hearts, palm trees, a crown and the Latin text "Corda moarcharum que tria pace ligat", 1650. The coin commemorates the "Peace of Westphalia", the accords that were signed in 1648 that brought the blood thirty-year war to an end. Missing the hanging ring. Lightly dent. XF.
Germany & Central Europe Coins & Medals