The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Johann Friedrich I, Elector of Saxony
  • Hans Reinhart the Elder (+1581)
  • Johann Friedrich I, Elector of Saxony
  • Germany
  • 1535
  • Medal
  • Gold and silver
  • Diameter: 6.6 cm
  • Inscription: 'IOANNS ٠ FRIDERICVS ٠ ELECTOR ٠ DVX ٠ SAXONIE ٠ FIERI ٠ FECIT ٠ ETATIS ٠ SVAE ٠ 32' (Johann Friedrich, Elector and Duke of Saxony, had this made when he was the age of 32)
    Inscription: 'SPES ٠ MEA ٠ IN ٠ DEO ٠ EST ٠ ANNO ٠ NOSTRI ٠ SALVATORIS ٠ MDXXXV ٠' (My hope is in God; in the year of our Saviour 1535)
  • S407
  • Smoking Room
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  • A. Beurdeley; acquired by the comte de Nieuwerkerke in 1865; acquired by Sir Richard Wallace in 1871.