Deutschland: Albrecht III der Fromme, Duke Bavaria-Munich silver medal by Schega
Artikelnummer: 0130333


Germany: Bavarian medal commemorating Albrecht  (Albert) III der Fromme, Duke of Bavaria-Munich, by Franz Andreas Schega (1711-1787); circa. 1766-70; silver, size: 39mm, weight: 29.15g: obverse depicts bust of Albertus in hat with Latin legend "ALBERTUS III. BOIOR.DUX.". On reverse, reverse bears a 9-line legend in Latin, highlighting Albrecht's (1438-1460) accomplishments, among them the expulsion of the Jews from Upper Bavaria (in 1445). The 9th medal of Schega's 17-piece series of portrait medals of Bavarian rulers. In EF-AU: a few tiny surface and rim nicks and tarnish in places but exhibiting almost proof-like shine and luster (Forrer, vol. 5, p. 377).