1039387 | TURKEY. 1774 White Metal Medal. PCGS MS63.
42mm. IRAM MERUERE TONANTIS. Minerva sitting on the right, showing a pyramid with a crescent at its point destroyed by lightning. /
PALLESCUNT CORNUA LUNAE. The Grand Turk seated opposite, supported by three servants, while Joseph tied a tourniquet on his arm to bleed him. On the ground, LAME / NTO. Mont.-2061; Julius-2750.
Satirical medal commenting on the sad situation of the Ottoman Empire. Superb luster, very rare in this quality.
Holder notes "Austria" as country.
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