101372 | AUSTRIA. Baptism oval silver Medal.

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    101372 | AUSTRIA. Baptism oval silver Medal. Issued circa 1884 (45x51mm, 28.00 g, 12h). By A. Leisek and M. Wormser in Wien (Vienna).

     

    PRO DEO ET PATRIA (for God and country), angel standing facing, baptising infant held over altar by woman to right; decorative scroll in background / SPES MEA CHRISTVS (Christ is my hope), woman kneeling right, rocking infant in cradle and raising crucifix; cherub flying to upper left, spreading flowers. Edge: Plain.

     

    Choice Mint State. Exceptionally lustrous and mirrored fields, with great relief to the devices; colorfully toned and iridescent, with some lightly scattered hairlines. Quite rare and highly attractive.

     

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