Poland, Silesia. Hubertusburg Peace Medal 1763
- KOD: 4605177MA
Poland, Silesia. Peace of Hubertusburg 1763 medal, Silver 44,7 mm (with pendant 60,0 mm), weight 23,17 g., Condition XF, nice patina, signed on both sides (Oexlein), attached to the medal is a very tasteful pendant to wear.
A beautiful medal celebrating the end of the third (seven-year) war between Austria and Prussia over Silesia.
Peace was concluded at Hubertusburg, The Wettin hunting castle in Wermsdorf near Oschatz, on February 15, 1763, and was signed by Maria Theresa, Empress of Rome and King Frederick II the Great of Prussia. Maria Theresa finally relinquished her rights to Silesia, receiving the land of Cieszyn and Opava Silesia in return, and Frederick II agreed to support the empress's son, Joseph II, in his bid for the imperial crown.