Coins & Medals Bought and Sold est. 1971
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Reference:4867 Assault on Copenhagen: Peace between Denmark and Sweden, 1659
Bust of Christian V of Denmark and Norway, armoured and draped, to right.
A celestial arm holding a long sword, with which an arm is sliced at the hand, preventing it from reaching a crown, top centre, marked COPENHAGEN.
Silver. Oval, 34 x 42 mm.
Condition: Very fine, trace of mount mark on top edge.
This medal consititues two thin oval plates of silver, which have been joined at the edge by a continuous broad border, into which they neatly fit. The metal has flaked at the highest point of the relief, this being on the hand holding the sword; the design on the reverse is an extraordinary composition.
Galster 106; Ossbahr 261.