File:Post Medieval, Commemorative medal of the Coronation of Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (FindID 623437).jpg

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Title Post Medieval: Commemorative medal of the Coronation of Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor
Description
English: A complete silver medal of Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (AD 1640 to AD 1705), commemorating his coronation as Emperor in AD 1658. Minted in Hungary and Austria. The obverse depicts Globe surmounted by crown, flanked by two hands emerging from clouds holding sceptre and sword, eye/sun sending rays in semi-circle of cloud above. The reverse depicts a crown and the inscription. Medal has been bent into an S shape, probably for reuse as a love token.

Obverse inscription: CONSILIO ET INDVSTRIA
Reverse inscription: LEOPOLDVS/ HVNG: ET: BOH: REX/ [CORON: IN. ]REGEM/ [ROMANORVM]/ I: AVGVSTI/ MDCLVIII

Diameter: 19.0 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.5 g

Depicted place (County of findspot) Worcestershire
Date
Photographer Birmingham Museums Trust, Teresa Gilmore, 2014-06-19 14:48:29
Accession number FindID: 623437
Old ref: WMID-2E9BC6
Filename: WMID-2E9BC6.jpg
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Portable Antiquities Scheme logo.jpg The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a voluntary programme run by the United Kingdom government to record the increasing numbers of small finds of archaeological interest found by members of the public. The scheme started in 1997 and now covers most of England and Wales. Finds are published at https://finds.org.uk
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Catalog: https://finds.org.uk/database/images/image/id/473486
Artefact: https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts/record/id/623437
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