Coronatus Posonii... Bratislava coronation medals and jettons (1563-1830)

from 25. 6. 2014 to 27. 2. 2015

Between years 1563 and 1830 there were 19 coronation ceremonies held in Bratislava. In this exhibition you may see 198 medals and tokens from 14 of these coronations. Exhibition includes 30-ducat of Ferdinand V. which is the only piece ever created. Its weight is equivalent to a 30-ducat coins (104.64 g) and was used as Opferpfennig(=sacrificial penny), a coin which the newly crowned ruler led on the altar.