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Hamburg (German States), silver medal, no date (c.1708), Satirization on the Corruption of the Imper

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Hamburg (German States), silver medal, no date (c.1708), Satirization on the Corruption of the Imper
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Hamburg (German States), silver medal, no date (c.1708), Satirization on the Corruption of the Imperial Commission, by C. Wermuth, PCGS MS62. Fiewager-343; Gaed.II.15. 26mm; 7.24 grams. Obverse with extended right hand offering coins inside legend KOMSTU MIR ALSO,; reverse with Imperial official covering face with hand, but peering through fingers, inside legend SO KOMME ICH DIR SO.; beautifully toned over luster, slightly oversized flan extending beyond rims (coin alignment). The satirical legend on this piece can be translated as "you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours." PCGS #39826803.