table medal - commemorating kurfÜrst joachim ii and kÖnig friedrich wilhelm iii - cased
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PRUSSIA – TABLE MEDAL – COMMEMORATING KURFÜRST JOACHIM II AND KÖNIG FRIEDRICH WILHELM III – CASED
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Large table medal that commemorates two important leaders in Prussia’s history over a span of three-hundred-years. The first is Kurfürst Joachim II (1505-1571), who was a member of the House of Hohenzollern. Joachim II was the Prince-elector of the Margraviate of Brandenburg. 1539 was a key year in his life for both political and religious reasons. It marked the future of the House of Hohenzollern as Lutheran rather than Roman Catholic (extending as far as Kaiser Wilhelm II)…..