A Collection of Historical and Art Medals

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Date of Auction: 26th June 1996

Sold for £120

Estimate: £150 - £200

c.1540/1560. Germany. Jael (wife of Haber, who killed her guest Sisara - with a tent-nail - in his sleep and delivered the body to the king of Israel Barac), Uniface cast Æ medal 78mm, South German School, Allegory of Jael holding a hammer and a nail (See Book of Judges IV, 17-22). Ingrid Weber, Renaissance Plaqketten No61, 2). Rare, very fine to extremely fine (£150-200)