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Coin:

Obverse: Overlapping busts of Charles V and Ferdinand I looking to proper left and both wearing a crown. Reverse: Inscribed at center "CAROL/V·E·FER·I/FRES·RO·IMP/ERE·RE·HISP·VT/RI'Q. SICI·VNG/BOE·CA·ARCHID/AVST·D·BURG/MDXXXI".

Inscription

Reverse: Inscribed at center "CAROL/V·E·FER·I/FRES·RO·IMP/ERE·RE·HISP·VT/RI'Q. SICI·VNG/BOE·CA·ARCHID/AVST·D·BURG/MDXXXI".

Provenance

James Simon (b. 1851 - d. 1932), Berlin. 1955, Edward Gans, New York; 1955, sold by Gans to the MFA for $40. (Accession Date: February 14, 1952)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Possibly Austrian, 1531

Object Place

Austria

Accession Number

52.64

Medium or Technique

Metal; silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins