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The Relief of Vienna, September 12, 1683

Johan Ignaz Bendl (late 17th century–died ca. 1730)
Diam. 3-5/16 in. (8.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of the Misses Josephine and Sarah Lazarus, 1890
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: J.I. Bendl (On tranche)

Inscription: INNOC.XI.PONT.LEOP.I.IMP.JOA.III.REX.POLO.M.A.JUSTIN.VE.DUX (in extenso-Innocentius XI Pontifex Maximus, Leopoldus I. Imperator, Joannes III. Rex Poloniae. Marcus Antonius Justinianus, Venetiae Dux)
(On obverse, leg. in margin)

UBICUNQUE FUERIT CORPUS, ILLIC CONGREGABUNTUR AQUILAE.MATT.XXIV.28 (Wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together)
(On reverse, leg. above on flying scroll)
Josephine and Sarah Lazarus ; and Sarah Lazarus (until 1890; to MMA)
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