Double real (4fold Patard) 1489, Antwerp. Ø 32 mm, 6,32 g. de Witte 576; v.G./H. 82-1.
Obv.: ◦PhI⦂ARChIDVCIS⦂AVSTRIE⦂BVRGunDIE⦂BRABA⦂ - mint mark: hand (Antwerp)
The crowned Archduke stands from the front in a six-pass,
in front of him the Austro-Burgundian coat of arms.
Rev.: MAXIM - LIA⦂REX◦ - ROMAn - PAT⦂1ጸ89 [ጸ=4] - Crowned imperial shield on floral cross.
Cast silver medal, undated original. Ø 50 mm, 58,05 g. Habich I,1,103 (Ø 55mm); Winter 111, pl.71.
Obv.: PHILIPVS D G REX CASTELIE EC3 ARCHI DVX AVS ECT ¤
Nearly full front bust to left, wearing hat and the collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece.Rev.: VIRTVTE· - ET·CONSTANCIA
Fortuna holding sail and riding globe upon the sea.
This contibution was first published in NI Bulletin, August 2007, a Publication of Numismatics International.
Further posthume medals
Cast silver medal n. d. (1575) by Valentin Maler, Nürnberg. Ø 40 mm, 12,85 g.
Habich II/1,2641; Winter 2, pl.5.
Obv.: PHILIPVS D·G·CASTE - LEGI:ETC REX AR - Effigy with a jagged crown to the left.
Rev.: D:AVS:D:BVR:FILI· - MAXIMI:I ROM:IMP·
Crowned shield with 12 coat of arms in 4 rows: Castile, León, Aragon / Sicily, Navarra,
Naples (Anjou/Jerusalem) / Granada, Austria, New-Burgundy / Old-Burgundy, Brabant?, Tirol.
From a serie of "princes-medals" made by Valentin Maler on behalf of the Elector of Saxony after paintings in the Torgau castle and personally presented to the customer.
Lead cast medal n. d. (ca. 1575). Ø 41 mm. Unedited.
Obv. as before, coupled with a back, model by Antonio Abondio:
Rev.: VENERANDA MINERVA
Minerva, leaning on a shield, is enthroned in front of an owl, artist's signature AA at bottom right.
Uniface cast bronze medal, ca.1526 modelled at the vicinity of Hans Schwarz or Hans Daucher.
Ø 90 mm. Specimen in the Coin Cabinet from Staatliche Museen, Berlin, exhibited in room 244.
Habich I/1, 110; Winter 113, pl.72.
✱PHILIPpus·REX·CASTiliae·LEG[Leonis]·ET GRANadea·Pater·ET FErDINANDus·REX·VNGariae·ET·BOEmiae
Effigy of Philip the Handsome (King of Kastlien and León) (front) and his son Ferdinands (King of Hungary and Bohemia) to the left, both beardless with hat, cap and chain of the Order of the Golden Fleece.
Philipp additionally with hood with hanging storm band.
Look at the painting about 1500 34x23 cm from an anonymous Dutch artist,
Lead cast medal 1531 by Christoph Weiditz. Ø 61 mm.
Habich I,1 388 (63mm); NZ 42(1909)263, pl.IV/1.
Obv.: GEORGIVS AB AVSTRIA DEI GRATIA EPS BRIXINEN· - Portrait from the front with birett.
Rev.: Legate hat and quartered coat of arms: Brixen / 2 & 3: Austra-Habsburg / Tyrolean eagle.
At the bottom: banner with CONFIDE·ET·AMA and date M·D·XXXI.