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John Hus

Circular medal of John Hus, made at the Jáchymov mint. Beaded rim on both faces. Obverse: Profile bust of John Hus looking to proper left; inscribed at edge in band "CREDO·VNAM·ESSE·ECCLESIAM·SANCTAM·CATOLICAM" and across field "IOAHVS". Reverse: Standing figure of John Hus at center,...

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Inscription

Obverse: Inscribed across field "IOAHVS" and at edge "CREDO·VNAM·ESSE·ECCLESIAM·SANCTAM·CATOLICAM". Reverse: Inscribed across field "CONDEM NATUR 1415", at inner band "TO·1415·IO·HVS·ANNO·A·CHRIST·NA", and at edge "CENTVM·REVOLVTIS·ANNIS·DEO·RESPONDEBITIS·ET·MIHI".

Provenance

By 1913, Henry H. Fay; 1913, given by Henry H. Fay to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

Bohemian (Jáchymov), 1530s

Object Place

Bohemia

Catalogue Raisonné

Kress 617.

Accession Number

13.1315

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals