|Consecrator:||Erzbischof Dr. Andreas Rohracher|
|Date of consecration:||24.09.1961|
Relief of Jesus Christ as Salvator Mundi (world saviour) Christ has his right hand raised to bless, he holds the globe in his left hand. Beneath are the words: TU REX GLORIAE CHRISTE! (You king of God’s glory Christ!) Coat of arms of Archbishop Dr Andreas Rohracher. Beneath that his motto: SERVUS JESU CHRISTI (Servant of Jesus Christ) Coat of arms of the foundry Franz Oberascher. Beneath that the names of the two masters: engineers G. Sippel, R. Schwindt
Inscription ribbon around the bell:
TE DEUM LAUDAMUS, TE DOMINUM CONFITEMUR PATREM IMMENSAE MAJESTATIS, VENERANDUM TUUM VERUM ET UNICUM FILIUM SANCTUM QUOQUE PARACLITUM SPIRITUM ET LAUDAMUS NOMEN TUUM IN SAECULUM.
(We praise thee, O God, we acknowledge thee to be the Lord, the Father of an infinite majesty, thine honourable, true: and only Son, also the Holy Ghost: the comforter. And we worship thy name: ever world without end.) Excerpt from ‘Te Deum’ - celebratory hymn of praise, thanksgiving and supplication of the Catholic Church.
This bell is the second largest bell in Austria (after the Pummerin of St Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna) and is the only bell in the north tower (on the Residenzplatz side) of the cathedral.
It was donated by the states of Salzburg and Tyrol.
Sponsors: The wives of the Minister of Finance, Dr Klaus, and the governors, Dr Lechner and
It only rings on feast days and on special occasions. This bell’s clapper weighs about 500 kg. Due to its weight, it is the only bell with two motors.