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David and Batsheva ('Bathsheba' or 'Betsabe') cuckold Joachimstahler (ND), circa. 1540-1550; struck in brass; by Concz Welcz; size: 37.5mm; weight: 11.1g. Obv.: bust of King David
Item code: 0130313

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David and Batsheva ('Bathsheba' or 'Betsabe') cuckold Joachimstahler (ND), circa. 1540-1550; struck in brass; by Concz Welcz; size: 37.5mm; weight: 11.1g. Obv.: bust of King David in robes w/ crown & duck on top; double-ringed legend: "DAVID. EIN. GESALBTER. GOTTES. VND. KONIG. IN. ISRA. / I. SAMVEL. XVI. CAPIT." ['David G-d's Annointed King in Israel']. Rev.: Batsheva bathing in a courtyard pool, David leaning over balcony to see her; legend around: "DAVID. BRICHT. DIE. EH. MIT. BERSABEA. 3. REG. II.". Duck device may be symbol for 'cuckolding'. In G-F; chip of bottom missing; Katz #254; see Kirsch-9 & Fiew-74.