13. 1730 Balance in the hand of God, Bible and the Augsburg Confession

1730, Commemorating the bicentennial of the Augsburgs Confession: balance in the hand of God, Bible and the Augsburg Confession are in balance, on the rock in the background the lines: Unus spiritus, una veritas, una fides,/ one Spirit, one Truth, one Belief. Legend: Sec.uli Edit.tae Inv.variatae Aug:sburgensis Conf:essionis II.Ren:ovatae Memoria,/ special commemoration of the bicentennial on the delivery of the Augsburg Confession.

Scripture:Amstel.odami MDCCXXX D.XXV IUN.ii Celebr:ata,/ celebrated in Amsterdam on June the 25th 1730. Reverse: five lines chronogram in latin:

petra DIVInae

VerItatIs hostI:

bVs Infense petIta

ManebIt nobIs

In ConCVssa

(The rock of the divine truth, heavily attacked by enemies, will be steadfast. In this chronogram the year of issue is hidden: M=1000, D=500, CC=200, 4xV=20 10xI =10, in total 1730. Medallist: Martinus Holtzhey, silver, 38 mm.

Balance in the hand of God, Bible and the Augsburg Confession

Balance in the hand of God, Bible and the Augsburg Confession

balance in the hand of God, Bible and the Augsburg Confession

balance in the hand of God, Bible and the Augsburg Confession