The Trinity

The Trinity


Hans R. Reinhart

(German, c. 1500-1581)


Diameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Gift of G. Garretson Wade 1956.337


Commissioned by Duke Moritz of Saxony, this medal depicts the Trinity in the form of the Throne of Grace. God the Father holds the cross on which Christ has been crucified, expressing God’s acceptance of Christ’s sacrifice, with the Holy Spirit between them in the form of a dove.

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