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Charles V (1500–1558), Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (1519–56)

16th century
Gilt bronze
Diameter: 3 7/8 in. (98 mm)
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Rupert L. Joseph, 1959
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Obverse: IMP•CAES•CAROLVS•V•AVG•

Henry Oppenheimer , London (until 1936; sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, July 27, 1936, no. 191; sold for £16 to Joseph); Mr. Rupert L. Joseph (1936–59; bequeathed to MMA)
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