Commemoration of the Reformation

On October the 31 1517 Martin Luther put on the door of the Castle-church of Wittenberg (Germany) his 95 theses (about the reformation of the church). This attempt started the Reformation. Out of and beside the Roman Catholic Church an evangelical movement emerges that eventually debouches into a new protestant church. In the Netherlands this evangelical movement in its Lutheran variation attracted attention.

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1617, The centennial of the Reformation

1617, The centennial of the Reformation, Johann Georg I(1611-1656), elector of Saxony: Verbum Domini manet in Aeternum 1617/ The word of God remains in all eternity (1 Peter 1:25), reverse: Frederic III (1486-1525), patron of Luther: Seculum Lutheranum/the Lutheran centennial 1517, silver medal.

1717, Reformation bust Martin Luther

1717, Commemorating the bicentennial of the Reformation: bust Martin Luther see medal nr 3, reverse: a sowing farmer: Ego plantavi deus incrementum dedit/ I have planted, God gave the increase. D:ie 31 OCT:obris. gold and silver.

1717, Martin Luther doctor in Theology

1717, Commemorating the bicentennial of the Reformation: bust Martin Luther: MartInVs LVutherVs theoLogIae DoCtor/Martin Luther doctor in Theology. (M, D, C, 2xL, 3xV, 2xI – 1717). Under the bust: Verbum domini manet in aeternum/ The word of God remains in all eternity, reverse: city view of the New Jerusalem: eCCe sVper te orIetVr DoMInVs/ see the Lord will rise upon you (1717). Subscription: alter post emenData sa Cra annVs IVbILaeVs (1717)/the bicentennial of the Reformation. Medallist: G.W.Vestner, silver.

1717, Commemorating the bicentennial

1717, Commemorating the bicentennial of the Reformation: Martin Luther with swan, candle and bible, under his feet the papal symbols: Het tweede jubelfeest ter gedachteniss van de reformatie door D.M.Lutherus, begonnen Anno 1517 (The second jubilee commemorating the Reformation by Doctor Martin Luther, Anno 1517). On the bible: Bib Sac, Ps CXIX, vs 89 (Biblia Sacra/Holy Scripture, Psalm 119:89 “Your word, Lord, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens. Reverse: the Truth and “the Church symbolized by two women, Matthew 16:18: Op desen rots-steen wil ik bouwen myne gemeente, en de poorten der helle sullen se niet overweldigen (On this rock I will build my church, and the Gates of Hades will not overcome it). Medallist: Willem De Wijs, silver 48 and 61 mm.

1717, Commemorating the bicentennial of the Reformation

1717, Commemorating the bicentennial of the Reformation, bust Luther: MartInVs LVutherVs theoLogIae DoCtor/Martin Luther doctor of theology (M, D, C, 2xL, 3xV, 2xI = 1717), reverse: palm tree in landscape: foLIUM eIVs neC DefLVuet/ his leaf shall not fall down. (1717). Onderschrift: IN MEM:oriam IVB:laei EV:angelici SEC:undi D:ie 31 OCT:obris/ Commemorating the bicentennial of the Reformation, 31e october. Medallist: P.H.Müller, gold and silver, 30 and 32 mm

1817, Two Obelisks2

1817, Commemorating the tricentennial of the Reformation, two obelisks with the portraits of Luther and Melanchton, reverse: Ter gedachtenis van het derde eeuwfeest van de hervorming(Commemorating the bicentennial of the Reformation). Medallist: A. Bemme, silver and bronze, 30 mm.

1917, Commemorating the quadricentennial of the Reformation

1917, Commemorating the quadricentennial of the Reformation: bust Martin Luther: Ter herinnering aan den 400sten Jaardag der Kerkhervorming Amsterdam 31 Oct 1917 reverse: castle Wartburg: Een vaste burg is onze God (A mighty fortress is our God). silver and bronze, 28 and 73 mm

1917, Luther’s rose emblem

1917, Commemorating the quadricentennial of the Reformation: bust Martin Luther reverse: Luther’s rose emblem, bible and swan: Ter herinnering aan den 400sten Jaardag der Kerkhervorming Amsterdam 31 oct 1917(Commemorating the quadricentennial of the Reformation). Medallist: Georgine Schwartze, bronze.

1917, Castle-church of Wittenberg

1917, Commemorating the quadricentennial of the Reformation: bust Luther, reserve: castle-church of Wittenberg. Medallist; J.J.van Goor and D.Scholtus, silver and bronze, 25-75 mm

1967, Commemorating 450 year of the Reformation

1967, Commemorating 450 year of the Reformation: Luther, reverse: castle-church of Wittenberg. Medallists: J.J.van Goor and D.Scholtus, silver and bronze, 30 en 55 mm.

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