Obverse: Portrait bust in profile right. Reverse: A rocky mountain in clouds with a crown above and a warrior storming the summit with shield and sword below.

Christian Albrecht, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf, Bishop of Lübeck (1641-95)

Germany , foundry unknown

First quarter of the 19th century

Christian Albrecht became duke upon his father’s death in 1659. In this position he was forced to constantly fend off the military advances of the Danish King Christian V.

  • Titles Christian Albrecht, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorf, Bishop of Lübeck (1641-95) (Descriptive)
  • Medium cast iron
  • Dimensions 2 1/4 in. Diam., 38.5g (5.7 cm)
  • Credit Line Gift of American Cast Iron Pipe Company, 1986.494
  • Work Type medal
  • Classification Medals