Austria, Augsburg. Leopold I. 1657-1705. Medal (Silver, 73.80mm, 104.86 g 12), on the coronation of Joseph I as king of Rome in Augsburg (1690), by M.Brunner. DOMINUM FORMIDABUNT ADVERSARY EIUS, ET DABIT IMPERIUM REGI SUO. I REG.CAP.2.&10 (=the adversaries of the Lord shall be broken to pieces, and he shall give the Empire to his king. 1st Kings 2:10) Facing bust of Joseph I, wearing coronation robes and crown, within a laurel wreath bound by a ribbon inscribed with his titles, IOSE:PHVS.I.ARCH:AV:ST:GERMA:NIAE. HVNGARIAE.REX; below bust, tiny monogram of MB; below wreath ties, C.PRIVIL.CAES.M. / F Rev. POTENS IN TERRA ERIT SEMEN EIUS, GENERATIO RECTORUM BENEDICTUR (=the works of the Lord are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein) Psalm 111, 2 Medallion of with a portrait of Leopold I at the center of a laurel tree hung with a ring of portraits of the earlier Habsburg rulers - all named; the trunk inscribed with a reference to Psalm 111 and with the engraver’s tiny monogram below. On the edge,FORTUNATA NOVO GAUDE GERMANIA REGE ISTE TUUS CUSTOS, ULTOR IS HOSTIS ERIT ( Under your guard you, O King, make Germany rejoice anew, and you will avenge the enemies of the state). Forster -. Horsky Collection 2400. Julius Collection 524. Very rare. Superb and beautifully toned. Good extremely fine.
Struck on the coronation of Joseph I as king of Rome.