|Contemporaries in Bohemia|
Medal (5 ducats) 1508 conmemoring his coronation. Ø 30 mm, 17,59 g. Coll.Horsky 710 (in silber)
Bust of his father Wladislaw turning left.Rev.: ¤LVDOVICVS¤FILIVS¤Regis¤VNGAriae¤Et¤BOHEMIae¤1508
The two-year-old Louis II is crowned and sits on a show cushion.
Medal 1525, Kremnica (K-B). Ø 46 mm, 47,19 g. Rethy 303.
Obv.: *LVDOVICVS·DEI·GRA·HVNGARIE BOEMIaE·EtCetera·REX
laureated bust of the King to the left with collar and order of the Golden Fleece.
Rev: *DVX*LVCENburgi:*SLESIAe*MARchio*MORAVIaE*ET*LVSACIaE: (mm.)
"Duke of Luxemburg and Silesia, Margrave of Moravia and Lusatia"
Crown above the shields of Hungary/Bohemia and Habsburg,
LM (= Ludovicus et Maria) between K - M (Mint of Kremnica). Surrounding seven arms: crowned arms
of Croatia (chessboard), Hungary, Dalmatia (3 crowned panther heads), Bosnia (arm with sword), uncrowned arms: Moravia (eagle), Moldavia (?), Silesia (eagle).
1¼ Schautaler 1525, Kremnica. Ø 53 mm, 36,62 g. Dav.LS 557; Huszar-Procopius II, CNH:302.
Obv.: ᏐLVDOVICVS DEI GRACIA HVNGARIE DALMACIA CROACIA ET SLESIA M D XXV·REX:
King on horseback left, on the horse tank Hungarian-Bohemian coat of arms.
Rev.: MARCHIO MORAVIA DVX LVCENBVRGENSIS ET SLESIA M D XXV
Under the crown the shields of the king and queen, below the monograms of Louis and Mary as before,
but without mintmark. Around the same seven coats of arms as before.
Cast medal 1526 (1532) from Hieronimus Dietrich, unsigned. Ø 40 mm, 24,6 g. Katz 49.
"Louis, King of Hungary etc., died in the battle against the Turks"
The king's bust with hat, turning left between ·1·5· - ·Z6 / ETATIS - ·SVE·30·
ETATIS SVE 30 = "in his 30th year"; actually, he died aged twenty.
"Queen Mary etc. Man shall not divide those who God has united."
Bust of his wife Mary turning left, sister of Charles V and Ferdinand I
Silver medal 1526, attributed to Christoph Fuessl. Ø 45 mm, 28,6 g. Coll.Donebauer 984.
Original strike from 1546 to commemorate the 20th year of his death in the battle of Mohács.
Obv.: LVDOvici:VNGARiae:BOHEmiae:QVE / REGIS·ET·MARIÆ·RE / GINÆ·DVLCISSimaea·COnIV / GIS·AC·PROCEriS / IN·FLANdria
"Louis, who ruled Bohemia and Hungary, and Queen Mary, his beloved wife and ... in Flanders"Rev.: LVDOvicus:HVNGariae:BOEMiae:ZC[etc]·REX / ANnVm:AGENS·XX·IN·TVRCAS / APVD·MOHAZ·CVM·PAR / VA·SVORVM·MANV·PV /GNAnS·HONESTE / OBYT·M·D·XXVI
Busts of Louis II with the Golden Fleece on the chain of orders and his wife Mary, facing each other.
"Louis, King of Bohemia and Hungary, aged twenty, fought the Turks together with a small group
of followers in the battle of Mohács. He died on the field of honour in 1526."
Picture of the Battle of Mohács.
Compare with the
portrait dated 1526 (oil on wood 31x25 cm) from Hans Krell, KHM Vienna,
raised relief Portrait medal 1526 Ø 61 mm, 26,70 g. ex Hirsch Auct.294 (9/2013) no.4682.
Remains of a dark adhesive. - Puzzles give up the material used and the exact dating.
Schautaler 1526, Joachimsthal. Ø 42 mm, 26,90 g.
Habich 1885; Donebauer 3778; Fiala 315; Schulten 4380; Katz 33.
On the death of Stephan. Dies by Hieronymus Magdeburger.
His brothers probably ordered this commemorative from Hieronymus Magdeburger.
Obv.: +DOMINVS⦂STEPHANVS⦂SLICK⦂COMES⦂DE⦂PASSAVN⦂ET C "Lord Schlick, Count of Bassano"
ANNO◦DOMINI◦M◦D◦XXVI◦ETATIS◦SVE◦XXXX (crowned head)
Decorated bust with a broadly brimmed hat.
Rev.: ◦PRO◦PATRIA◦PVGNANDO CONTRA◦TVRCAM◦OPPETIIT◦
"He died for his country fighting against the Turks"
Quartered coat of arms with three helmets and a heart shield.
silvered bronze cast, 1526 (H. Daucher, Augsburg?) Ø 60,5 mm, 91,55 g. Habich 79 (63 mm)
Obv.: ·LVDOWIG·V·GOottes·GNaden·KOENIG IN VNG·V·BO·A·15Z6
effegy of Louis II, King of Bohemia and Hungary with hat and the Golden Fleece.Rev.:·HERR·STEFFAN·SCHLICK·GRAF·ZV·BASSAN·HER·ZV WEISKIRCHEN·ELBO·V·SCHLACREN
effegy of the count of Schlick.
Medal 1532 on Stephan Schlick. Ø 41,6 mm, 13,25 g. Katz 60; Col.Lanna (1911) 1243.
Effigy with mesh hood and hat to the right. In the field: STEF - SCHL
Rev.: cavalry battle, on top the date: 153Z below: ♣DE GALLIS♣ /♣ AD CANNAS♣
Medal 1533 on Stephan and Lorenz Schlick from Ø 39 mm, 26 g. Katz 180.
Obv.: ※ HERᏪ - STEIFFANᏪSCLICK·GRAF·ZV·BA - SSAN
Effigy of Stephan Schlick with hat between ·1·5 - ·33·, (mark of the medalist) behind the bust.Rev.: ※ HER·LORENTZ·SCLICK·GRAF·ZV·BASSAN
Effegy of Lorenz Schlick in fur coat between 1·5· - ·33·, (mark of the medalist) in front of the bust.