Lot 691: Austria. Leopold I (1640-1658-1705), the Hogmouth. AU Medallic Taler, 1683, Vienna mint. Cf. Wurzb. 5036. Montenuovo. 919.
Julius 174.
AU. g. 34.84 mm. 43.00 Inc. M. Mittermaier. RRR. Extremely rare. A seemingly unique and unpublished medal. About EF. Of the weight of 10 Ducats. Commemorating the liberation of Vienna from two month long Turkish siege in September of 1683. John III Sobieski of Poland
personally led the army which freed the city. The repulsion of the Turks marked a turning point in European history.
Base d'asta € 10000
Realized price € 17000