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1668 Swiss Baroque Medal Zürich Mayor Johann Waser, obverse

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Cast oval medallion 42 x 48 mm. 32.46 g Pb. Rare!
Waser, Johann Heinrich 1600 Zürich - 1669 Zürich
Portrait facing slightly r./ 7 lines: "DOMINVS IOH / HENRICUS WASE / RUS ILLVSTRIS / REIPVBLICÆ TI/ GVRINÆ CONSUL / PATER PATRIÆ / 1668". Grossmann 194; Leu 35 # 491 (Ag cast); Haller 296; Wunderly 1024; Gessner 268.
Medallist:
Conrad Meyer, Engraver, 1618 Zürich - 1689 Zürich

Condition: EXTREMELY FINE, nice old patina.

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31/12/1668
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