8 July 1999
Germany, Georg Ernst von Henneberg (1511-1583), silver-gilt klippe portrait medal, bust three-quarters to right, in high collar and ruff, rev. engraved in seven lines VON GOTTES GENADEN GEORG ERNST GRAF VND HERR ZV HENNENBERG 1572, 29mm.x38mm., the gilding worn in places, very fine, very rare, with ring for suspension
Rothschild inv. no. LR49.
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Georg Ernst von Henneberg, born 1511, the son of Wilhelm VII von Henneberg and Anastasia von Brandenburg, married first Elizabeth von Braunswchweig, 1543, and second Elizabeth von Wrttemberg, in 1568. He had no children, and died in 1583.
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