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Thorn (Thoruri)


Double-thaler. 1629

Thorn (Thoruri). Sigismund III (1587-1632)

Silver. Weight 54.62 grammes, diameter 47 mm

The Hermitage Museum

Obverse: A half-length representation of an angel holding a shield with the town arms. Reverse: The town, situated on the shore of the Vistula, enveloped in the flames of conflagrations. This was what Thorn looked like when freed from the Swedish siege on the 16th of February, 1629
Obverse: A half-length representation of an angel holding a shield with the town arms. Reverse: The town, situated on the shore of the Vistula, enveloped in the flames of conflagrations. This was what Thorn looked like when freed from the Swedish siege on the 16th of February, 1629

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