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100553 | GERMANY. Brandenburg. Ludwig I silver Medal.

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    100553  |  GERMANY. Brandenburg. Ludwig I silver Medal. Issued 1823. Commemorating the 500th anniversary of the awarding of the margraviate to Ludwig V von Bayern (Bavaria) (50mm, 54.58 g, 12h). By C. Voigt at the Loos Workshop in Berlin.


    LUDWIG D ÆLT MARKGR ZU BRANDENB U LAUS D H R R OBERST KÆMMERER 1324–1361, draped and armored bust facing slightly right, head facing slightly left / KR LUDWIG BELEHNT SEINEN SOHN HERZ LUDWIG V BAYERN MIT DER M BRANDENB, awarding scene: Holy Roman Emperor Ludwig IV seated left on gothic throne, receiving his son Ludwig V von Bayern and presenting him with the margraviate of Brandenburg; five soldiers standing around them. Edge: Plain.


    Marienburg 4207. Choice Mint State. Brilliantly lustrous and prooflike, with some hints of russet and cobalt tone around the devices; a few light hairlines are noted merely for completeness. Extremely rare striking in silver, with the Marienburg specimen being the only other example which this calaloger could locate in this metal.


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