HARZ ZELLERFIELD SILVER BAPTISMAL TALER – ERNST PETER HECHT ISSUE SHOWING THE BAPTISM OF JESUS CHRIST – AU 53 NGC GRADED GERMANY WORLD COIN (Inv. 16305)
Silver Baptismal Taler (Tauftaler), 52 mm. Struck at Zellerfeld mint, Ernst Peter Hecht mintmaster, 1723-1731.
Obv. St. John the Baptist kneeling right, baptizing Jesus Christ standing facing in River Jordan, hands crossed over breast; dove of the Holy Spirit and radiate name of God above, legends in field and upon water.
Rev. Biblical passages in ten lines, E P H (mintmaster’s initials) below.
Davenport 2935; Katsouros 15
NGC graded AU53, but with incorrect date on label.