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Reference:5125 Christoff Tetzel: Nuremburg Councillor, 1528

Bust of Tetzel to right. CRISTOFF . TETZEL . SEIN . ALTERS . XXXX . IAR .

Heraldic insignia. MIT * STETTER * TREU * MDXXVIII.

By Mathes Gebel.

Silver, cast (7.7 grammes). 28 mm.

Condition: Very fine

Notes:

A pleasing, high-relief portrait of Christof Tetzel von Kirchensittenbach (1488-1565), a Nuremburg senator from an old patrician  family. A gilt-brass medal of Tetzel is in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

References:

Habich I, Part 2, No. 922.