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Germany: 'erotic medal' by Christian Wermuth 1730, struck in copper; size: 28.5mm; weight: 11.9g. Obv.: fox approaching bush; 2-lined legend above: "ACH IHR IUNGFERN GROS UND KLEIN
Item code: 0130329

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Germany: 'erotic medal' by Christian Wermuth 1730, struck in copper; size: 28.5mm; weight: 11.9g. Obv.: fox approaching bush; 2-lined legend above: "ACH IHR IUNGFERN GROS UND KLEIN / LASST IA KEINEN FUCHS HINEIN" ['Oh, it's all wholesale and retail | Don't let the fox in'] + 3-lines in exergue, "WOLLT IHR NICHT | BETROGEN | SEYN." ['You do not want to be cheated']. Rev.: male figure running away from woman clinging to him in bed; 3-lined Latin legend above, "NON MOEGHABERIS | CONTRA SEXTVM | I.E." + 4-lined Ger. legend in exergue, "DU SOLST NICHT | FUCHS. | SCHWAENTZEN | 1730.". In VF+; die-crack edge obv.; Fiew-126.