The Trinity Medal
- Art Funded
- 10.2 cm
- Adolf Cahn
The obverse depicts the three figures of the Trinity: God, enthroned and holding a sceptre and orb, above the Holy Dove and the crucified Christ. There is also a biblical inscription. The reverse depicts angels supporting a tablet inscribed with verses from the Athanasian Creed, emphasising the unity between the Catholic and Protestant churches. The Duke, himself, was converted to Protestantism, but was eager not to alienate the Catholic Holy Roman Emperor, in whose gift was the Electorship of Saxony.
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