Lot Archive


№ 451


31 May 1995

Hammer Price:

1610. Germany. Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel,Insperata Florvit”, silver medal by Heinrich Rappost or Hans Reinhard (the Younger), arms of duchy, henricvs. ivlivs. d:g: post: epis: halb: dvx. brvns: et. lvmn., reverse hand extended from a cloud planting a flower on mountain side, insperata florvit, 50mm, 76.57 gms (Fiala 408 [or 409?]; Knigge --- Knyph ---; BDM --- cf. Laugwitz [1976] for a medal with this obverse but a different reverse). Extremely fine, deeply toned, extremely rare (£600-700)