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Electronic Auction 482  16 Dec 2020
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Lot 821

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Estimate: 100 USD
Price realized: 180 USD

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temp. HANOVER. Charles Alexander. Prince of Lorraine, 1712-1780. Æ Medal (42mm, 29.75 g, 1h). The Recapture of Prague by Austrian Forces. By J. Kirk. Dated 26 November 1744 (in Roman numerals). CAR : LOR : PR · PERFIDORUM VINDEX, Charles on horse rearing right, holding sword and reins; view of Prague in background; MDCCCXLIV in exergue / SUBSIDIO BRITANNIÆ, Austrian army entering Prague; in exergue; PRAGA RECAPTA/ NO 26 MDCCXLIV. MI 592/239; Eimer –. Brown surfaces, small spot of bare metal. VF.

The reverse legend "Subsidio Britanniae" refers to the funds given to Austrian Queen Maria Theresa by the British during the War of the Austrian Succession.
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