Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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Prosperity of the Swedish Royal Family,
1723

Author

Hedlinger Johann Carl

Materials

silver

Weight

101,03 гр

Size

62 мм

Provenance

From P. Demidov's collection, 1912

Inventory №

11165

Obverse

Portraits of Frederick I wearing wig, cuirass and mantle and Ulrika Eleonora wearing gala dress r.; signed I.C.; FRIDERIC ET ULRICA EL.D.G.REX ET REG.SVEC.

Reverse

Rampant lion, holding sword in its right pad and shild decorated with portrait of Frederick I; portarits of Kings and Queens from the dinasty of Vasa are around: Gustav I Vasa, Eric XIV, John III, Sigismund, Charles IX, Gustav II Adolf, Christine, Charles X Gustav, Charles XI, Charles XII, Ulrika Eleonora*; SPLENDET. IN. ORBE. DECUS

Comments

* Portraits of Swedish Kings and Queens apart from Christine's one have iconographic similarity with the series of Hedlinger with portraits of Swedish Kings (№№ 44-49, 51-54).

Notes

traces of marks on the obv.

Literature

Keder 1728 (p.97, № 1); Hildebrand 1874, d. I (s. 39-40, № 28);