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Frederick V

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Type Medal
Title Frederick V
Date c. 1616
Country Bohemia
Side obverse
Composition silver
Diameter 64 x 51 mm

Frederick V (1596-1632), Count Palatine, Elizabeth Stuart (1596-1662) of Bohemia and their son Prince Henry Frederick (1614-1629), oval silver portrait medal by Simon de Passe, circa 1616, signed SP (in reversed monogram), busts of the Count, his wife the Princess and the infant Prince, all with lace collars, the Prince with lace bonnet, she with jewels in hair and with necklace, rev., two shields supported by lions, helm and two-tailed lion crest above, motto below SVPERATA TELLVS SYDERA Donat, legend around, EFFIG ILLUST PR FREDERICI DG CO PAL ET ELIZABETHÆ PO PR IAC MAG BRITT REG FILLIA, VNA CVM SERO PR FERDERICO EORU FIL PRIMOGENIto, 64 x 51 mm (MI 218/69; Stemper 161; Exter II, 368, 102u). Ex Swiss Bank Corporation 3 May 2001, lot 787.

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