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Germany > Bavaria: double-struck silver homage medal commemorating Albrecht (Albert) III der Fromme, Duke of Bavaria-Munich, by Franz Andreas Schega (1711-1787), circa. 1766-70;
Item code: 0130590

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Germany > Bavaria: double-struck silver homage medal commemorating Albrecht (Albert) III der Fromme, Duke of Bavaria-Munich, by Franz Andreas Schega (1711-1787), circa. 1766-70; not maker marked; size: 39.5mm; weight: 28.85g. Obv.: right-facing Albert; leg. "ALBERTUS III • BOIOR • DUX •". Rev.: 9-line legend in Latin, highlighting Albrecht's (1438-1460) accomplishments, among them the expulsion of the Jews from Upper Bavaria (in 1445). Reverse is double-struck. In BU: some surficial tarnish marks but with superb luster and shine - a stunning piece; ref: Forrer, vol. 5, p. 377.