Summary

Copy of a medal depicting the Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgandy (1467-1477). The original medal by the artist Giovanni Candida. This two piece electrotype copy was made circa 1881 by Robert Ready. The original medal was cast during the seige of Neuss in 1474.

Obverse Description

Head of Charles, laureate, facing right; around, DVX KAROLVS BVRGVNDVS

Reverse Description

A lamb facing right between two briquets which bear the legend, VELLVS AVREVM, above and below within a field of sparks, IE LAI EMPRINS BIEN EN AVIENGE

Edge Description

Plain

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