Summary

Australia Western Australia Museum Perth
Medal - Western Australia Museum, Thaler of Saxony, 1587 c. 1998 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: One of four medals struck for the Western Australia Museum with designs based on coins recovered from the wreck of the Batavia. The obverse reproduces the design of a 1587 thaler of Saxony while the reverse provides details and the serial number of this medal - 87 out of 100.

Physical Description

Silver medal of the Western Australia Museum with design based on coin recovered from the wreck of the Batavia. The obverse reproduces the design of a 1587 thaler of Saxony while the reverse provides details and the serial number of this medal - 87 out of 100

Obverse Description

At centre within a circle of beads, half length armored male figures with sword over right shoulder, above, 15 87 ; around, CHRISTIAN. D:G: DVX . SAXO . SA . ROMA .

Reverse Description

At centre within a circle formed by beads, THALER / OF BRANDENBURG / 1542 / BATAVIA WRECK / 87 / 100 around, WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM

Edge Description

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