Wolfgang von Dalberg (1538–1601), Archbishop and Elector of Mainz (1582-1601)

2-tolar, 1586

silver; 58.60 g, diameter 41.5mm, Mainz mint, acquired before 1894, Olomouc Archbishopric – Archdiocesan Museum in Kroměříž, KE 15396

On the obverse of this unique coin is the archiepiscopal coat of arms, in the form of a quartered shield with three helms, containing crests and jewels. On the reverse is the patron saint of the diocese, St. Martin, riding a horse and sharing his coat with the beggar sitting at the bottom. The legend states the name and titles of the issuer (obverse, Wolfgang, by the Grace of God Archbishop of Mainz and Elector) and the title of the coin (reverse, new silver coin from Mainz 1586).

Miroslav Myšák

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2-tolar of Wolfgang von Dalberg, Archbishop-Elector of Mainz, 1586, avers
2-tolar of Wolfgang von Dalberg, Archbishop-Elector of Mainz, 1586, revers


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