Mint Master: Hans Christoph Lauer (privy mark: star)
Mint Place: Nuremberg (as free City within the Holy Roman Empire).
Reference: Erlanger 1017, Whiting 59, KM-30 (there shown as ½ Thaler). R!
Mint year: 1617 (date in reverse legend encoded as Chronogram, MDLLVVII)
Denomination: Klippe ½ Thaler (also known as Guldiner-Klippe) - Reformation Centennial!
Obverse: Basket held by robed hand (Martin Luther’s hand) from right, inverted over lit candle, cherub’s head and wing in each corner.
Legend: ECCLESIA NORI CA JUBILANS.
Reverse: Inscription in 4 lines containing date in chronoogram. All within ornamented square tablet with a winged angel’s head above.
Legend: MARTINVS LVTHERVS THEOLOGIAE D: