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Auction: 23006 - The Official COINEX Auction at Spink
Lot: 557

The Augusta Collection of European Gold Coins | NGC AU55 | Germany, Saxony, Johann Georg I (1611-1656), Commemorative 'Centenary of the Augsburg Confession', Gold Ducat, 1630, Dresden, CONFESS : LVTHER : AVG : EXHIBITÆ SECVLUM, half-length bust of Johann Georg I right, shouldering the sword pointing towards gothic script E of LUTHER, IOH - GEOR across field, above 16-30 | 25 Juny above, quartered coat of arms with central shield of crossed swords, rev. NOMEN - DOMINI - TURRIS - FORTISSIMA, half-length bust of John the Constant right, shouldering the sword pointing to I of DOMINI, above 15-30 | 25 Juny, surrounding are four coats of arms (Meissen, Electoral Saxony, Thuringia and Saxony), 3.43g, 12h (Brozatus 718; Clauß/Kahnt 315; Merseberger 1059; Weidner B15; Whiting 113; KM 420; Fb. 2702), subtly crimped, otherwise residually lustrous across original and lightly cabinet toned fields, a most pleasingly bold very fine, scarce, in NGC holder, graded AU55 (Cert. #6768684-005)


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