1064494 | GERMAN STATES. Augsburg. 1626 AV Medal of 8 Ducats. PCGS MS61. By Sebastian Dadler. Augsburg mint. 27.65gm. Die Könige aus Arabien und Saba werden Geschenck bring: (Matthew 2:11; from the prophesy in Psalm 72.10. "The kings of Arabia and Sheba will bring gifts"). Mary and Joseph with the Christ child visited by the Three Holy Kings / Herr Jesu/ laß deinen stern/ dein rein wort/ nah und fern/ stets leichten die/ es begern. Christian motto inscribed on six-lines within an ornate frame; Augsburg pry above and date below inscription. Forster 22; Stubenrauch 151; Wiecek 29; Unlisted in Goppel.
Adoration of the Magi. This medal may have been produced in Dresden rather than Augsburg, as Dadler was appointed Medallist and Goldsmith to the Ducal Court of Saxony in 1625. Exceedingly rare in gold. .
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