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Ref: 4854

Germany, Bremen 1640, silver medal by Johann Blum, an 18th or 19th century cast

 

 

Obv: statue of Roland in Bremen market square, STATUA ROLANDI BREMENSIS around

 

Rev: city view, 1640 in exergue, CONSERVA DOMINE HOSPITIUM ECCLESIAE TUAE around

 

 

Condition: Very fine; Diameter: 54mm

 

 

Notes: Roland was an 8th century Frankish military leader under Charlemagne. He became a symbol of city liberties. The current statue of him in Bremen was erected in 1404.

 

 

Price £70

Germany, Bremen medal dated 1640, silver
Germany, Bremen medal dated 1640, silver

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