nomos 12
22 May 2016
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Lot 298
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Leiden. Medal (Silver, 56mm, 74.89 g 12), reward medal for the collectors of the hearth tax in Leiden; by the engraver AS, 1666. OPERÆ PRO ARIS ET FOCIS PRÆSTITÆ REDHOSTIMENVM (=a just recompense for the work done for religion and the fatherland) Alchemist seated in his study; in the exergue, in tiny letters, A S., within the inscription, arms of the four previous burgermeisters. Rev. ARGENTVM EX FVMO NON ARS SED OBSEQVIVM FECIT (=smoke can be turned into silver by obedience, not be artiface) Seven lines of a Dutch poem about alchemy; above, crowned arms of Leiden, with the date 1666; below, view of the city. Van Loon p. 516. Very rare. Attractively toned. Tiny collector’s mark on the edge, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Lot 299
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Amsterdamm. Medal (Silver, 57mm, 58.52 g 12), on the Four Days Battle (11-14 June 1666). By Jurriaan Pool (1618-1669), 1666. View of the battle with ships of the line, fire ships and other vessels in a melée of smoke; on a piece of wreckage, G.POOL.FEICT. / I.A.DAM. (=G. Pool made in Amsterdam). Rev. VICTORIA OR.CONFŒD.BELB.SVB AVSP.ARCHIT.MI.RUITER.1666.I.IVNI (=Victory of the United Provinces under the auspices of High Admiral Michael De Ruyter, 1 June 1666) De Godt der goden zet / Den ocean de wet, / Als hooft der amiraelen, / Hy sterkt der Staeten helt, / Die boeit het Britsch gewelt./ Wie kan Godts maght bepaelen. / I.V.V. (=The God of gods set laws to the ocean. As lord of admirals he strengthens the State’s hero, who chains the violence of Britain. Who can limit God’s power?); above, shields bearing the arms of the Seven Provinces. MI, I, pp. 519-520, 165. Van Loon II, pp. 524-526, ii. Rare. A very attractive and detailed medal, lightly toned. Minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7500 CHF
Estimate: 4250 CHF
Lot 300
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Amsterdam. Medal (Silver, 71mm, 86.78 g 12), on the Peace of Breda between Great Britain and the Dutch Republic, by Johannes Lutma the younger, 1667 (as a chronogram on the obverse, and on the reverse). SIC FINES NOSTROS, LEGES TVTAMVR, ET VNDAS (=thus we protect our borders, our laws and our seas) The Lion of the Netherlands prowling to right over captured weaponry, with ships sailing behind; below, LEO BATAVUS; in field to left, engraver’s monogram. Rev. DEO AVSPICE / ASSERTIS / NON MINORE ANIMO / QVAM SVCESSV / AVITIS PATRIÆ LEGIBVS / ADVERSVS TRES POT POTENTISSIMOS / HISPANIARVM REGES / COACTVS DEINDE SEMEL ITERVMQ / CONTRA VICINOS BRITANNOS / ARMA SVMERE BATAVIS / POST PACEM EGREGRIA VIRTVTE / BELLO PARTAM / ATQVE REDVCTA GENERIS / HVMANI COMMERCIA / CONSVLES SENATVSQVE / AMSTELODAMENSIS / MONVMENTVM HOC / CIƆ IƆC LXVII / F C (=After, with God’s help, having defended their country’s ancient rights against three very powerful Spanish Kings, the Dutch were forced to take to arms against their neighbors the British. By their great valor they re-established peace and opened commerce among the nations. To honor that Peace the Mayors and Senate of Amsterdam decreed the making of this monument in 1667). Frederiks 30/30a. MI, I, pp. 529-530, 177. PiN 259. Van Loon II, pp. 534-536, ii. Attractive and bright. Minor scratches and marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7500 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 301
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Breda. Plaquettepenning, or Hollow medal (Silver, 82mm, 77.46 g 12), on the Peace of Breda between Great Britain and the Dutch Republic, by Wouter Muller, 1667. HET OUD BREDAAS KASTEEL, DOOR MULLERS VOND EN WERK, VERTOONT VAN BINNEN EEN GEWENSTE VREEDE KERK (=Old Breda’s castle, by the ingenuity and art of Muller, exhibits within it a wished-for Temple of Peace) View of the city of Breda, with angels flying above, one carrying a banner inscribed SOLI DEO GLORIA. Rev. HIER ZEIHLT HET VREDESCHIP, OP ‘T ZILUER IN DE ZEE MET BLIIDE WIMPELS, VAN EEN VIER GEKNOOPTE VREE (=Here sails the ship of Peace in silver on the sea, and bears the happy pennants of a quadruple peace) Ship sailing to right, bearing the arms of France, the United Provences, England and Ireland, and Denmark; below, A°1667. MI, I, pp. 531-532, 180. PiN 263. Van Loon II, pp. 538-539, v. An attractive and impressive piece. Usual blow hole on the edge, obverse fields polished, some polishing and minor casting fault on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Lot 302
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Breda. Plaquettepenning, or Hollow medal (Silver, 73mm, 63.66 g 12), on the Peace of Breda between Great Britain and the Dutch Republic, by Pieter van Abeele (but unsigned), 1667. Anno 1667 / Door Order van haer E. Hoogh / Mog onder ‘theleyt van d. Heer R. Mich. / A.d. Ruyter LAd.generael syn besprongen / op de Rivier van Chattam d’Coninckx Oorloogh / Schepen en die verbrant en gesoncken (=By order of their High Mightinesses, and under the command of Sir Michael, son of Adrian de Ruyter, Lieutenant-Admiral-General, the ships of war of the King were attacked, burnt, and sunk in the river of Chatham) Scene of the burning of the British fleet at Chatham. Rev. Den. 6 Septemb.A°1667. / is de Vreede tusschen haar E. /Hooghm en den Coningh van / Groot-Britanien gepublifeert (=On the 6th September 1667 the Peace between their High Mightinesses and the King of Great Britain was published) Pax, holding olive branch and cornucopiae, seated facing with, on her right, shields bearing the arms of Great Britain, France, Denmark, etc., and on her left, shields bearing the arms of the United Provinces; below, scroll supported by infant genii, one holding a torch and the other an arrow. Frederick 22b/29b. MI, I, p. 533, 182. PiN 266. Van Loon II, pp. 538-560, vi. A very sharp, nicely toned example. Usual blow hole on the edge. The design has been strengthened by considerable after-cast engraving on both sides, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7500 CHF
Estimate: 3250 CHF
Lot 303
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Breda. Plaquettepenning, or Hollow medal (Silver, 72mm, 82.02 g 12), on the Peace of Breda between Great Britain and the Dutch Republic, by Pieter van Abeele (but unsigned), 1667. Anno 1667 / Door Order van haer E. Hoogh / Mog onder ‘theleyt van d. Heer R. Mich. / A.d. Ruyter LAd.generael syn besprongen / op de Rivier van Chattam d’Coninckx Oorloogh / Schepen en die verbrant en gesoncken (=By order of their High Mightinesses, and under the command of Sir Michael, son of Adrian de Ruyter, Lieutenant-Admiral-General, the ships of war of the King were attacked, burnt, and sunk in the river of Chatham) Scene of the burning of the British fleet at Chatham. Rev. Den. 6 Septemb.A°1667. / is de Vreede tusschen haar E. /Hooghm en den Coningh van / Groot-Britanien gepublifeert (=On the 6th September 1667 the Peace between their High Mightinesses and the King of Great Britain was published) Pax, holding olive branch and cornucopiae, seated facing with, on her right, shields bearing the arms of Great Britain, France, Denmark, etc., and on her left, shields bearing the arms of the United Provinces; below, scroll supported by infant genii, one holding a torch and the other an arrow. Frederick 22b/29b. MI, I, p. 533, 182. PiN 266. Van Loon II, pp. 538-560, vi. A clear and attractive piece. Usual blow hole on the edge and some general roughness in the cast, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
An attractive peace Medal
Lot 304
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Breda. Medal (Silver, 52mm, 30.42 g 12), on the Peace of Breda between Great Britain and the Dutch Republic, by J. Pool, 1667. (rosette) SIC CVNCTVS PELAGI CECIDIT FRAGOR (=Thus ceased the whole tumult of the sea - Virg. Aen. i, 154) Neptune driving his chariot through the sea to stop a naval battle. Rev. NULLA SALUS BELLO, PACEM TE POSCIMUS OMNES (=there is no safety in war, to thee we all sue for peace - Virg. Aen. xi, 362) View of the city of Breda; above, two genii supporting the shields of Denmark, France, England, Holland and Sweden; in the exergue, BREDA / Den. 7 Sept. 1667 with, to right, G.POOL. MI, I, p. 534, 183. PiN 1219. Van Loon II, pp. 538-540, vii. A lovely, beautifully toned example. Some minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4800 CHF
Estimate: 1750 CHF
Lot 305
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Breda. Medal (Silver, 44mm, 30.21 g 12), on the Peace of Breda and the alliance between Great Britain and the Dutch Republic, by C. Adolfszoon, 1667. A Dutch and an English warship sailing amicably to right; each with an olive wreath at the top of its mainmast. Rev. Shields of Great Britain and the Dutch Republic hanging from an olive wreath; below the shields, crossed and tied branches of laurel and palm, and a ribbon inscribed BRITAN:BATAV:PAX; below ribbon, 1667 C.A. Eimer 242. MI, I, 184. PiN 267. Van Loon II, pp. 538-540, viii. A lovely, toned example. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Lot 306
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Medal (Silver, 64mm, 85.81 g 12), on the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle, which ended the War of Devolution of 1667-1668, by an unknown medalist, 1668. Personification of the United Netherlands standing facing, her head turned to right, holding lance with liberty-cap in her right hand and resting her left on shield bearing the Dutch lion; at her feet and around, weapons, fetters and banners; behind, trophy and view of the sea with a merchantman and a warship. Rev. ASSERTIS.LEGIBUS. / EMENDATIS.SACRIS. / ADIUTIS.DEFENSIS. / CONCILIATIS.REGIBUS. / VINDICATA. MARIUM.LIBER / TATE.PACE.EGREGIA.VIR / TUTE.ARMORUM.PARTA.STABILITAS.ORBIS.EUROPÆI / QUIETE. / NUMISMA.HOC. S.F.B.C.F. / CIƆ.IƆC.LXVIII (=after having affirmed the laws, reformed religion, succored, defended and reconciled the kings, maintained the liberty of the seas, gained a glorious Peace, thus assuring the tranquility of Europe, the council of the United Provinces made this medal in 1668; all within a circle formed bunches of Dutch arrows and shields bearing the arms of the Seven Provinces). PiN 276. Van Loon III, p. 22. Rare. A lovely, toned example. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5500 CHF
Estimate: 2750 CHF
Lot 307
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Oval Plaquettepenning, or Hollow medal (Silver, 55x51mm, 59.33 g 12), on the murder of the de Witt brothers on 20 August 1672, by an unknown medalist, 1672. Jugate busts of Johan and Cornelis de Witt to right. Rev. IOAN DE WIT / Pensionaris van / Hollant Etctr / en syn Broeder / CORNELIS DE WIT / Ruart van den / Lande van Putten / Beyde Omgebraght / in s’Gravenhage / Augusti 20 A° 1672 (=Johah de Witt, Grand Pensionary of Holland, etc., and his brother, Cornelis de Witt, Ruwaard of Putten, were both murdered in the Hague on 20 August, 1672). Inscription on memorial tablet between two putti; above, winged hour glass; below, skull. Bright and attractive. Some minor polishing and smoothing, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Lot 308
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Medal (Silver, 48.5mm, 45.30 g 12), on the murder of Johan de Witt, by Jan Smeltzing, ‘1672’ (but part of a series of historical portrait medals produced in c. 1680). IOHANNES DE WIT. NAT: 1625 Bust of Johan de Witt to right, wearing skull cap and judicial robes; below bust, in tiny letters, I S. Rev. HOE DRAAIT DES WERELDS LOT. DE WIT, OP ‘T MOORDSCHAVOT / WELEER GEKERFT, GESNEEN, STAAT DUS WEER GAAF IN EEN / WAT MIST NU ‘T VADERLAND? / HAAR MOND EN REGTER- / HAND. / 20 AUGUST: 1672 (=how the things of the world change! De Witt, who we saw torn to pieces on the scaffold, we see here whole again. O Fatherland, this is the mouth and the right hand you lost on 20 August). A beautifully toned and sharp example. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 309
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Groningen. Medal (Silver, 54mm, 32.67 g 6), on the siege of Groningen and the recapture of Coevorden, by an unknown engraver, 1672 (1673). Belegeringe / voor / Groningen (=The siege of Groningen) Aerial view of the besieged city and its fortifications. Rev. GRON.IS.BELEG.DOOR. DE BIS.VAN CVEL.EN.MVNS.D.9:IVL.VERL.DEN.17.AV.1672: (=Groningen was besieged by the Archbishop of Cologne and the Bishop of Münster on the 9th of July and relieved on the 17th of August, 1672) Aerial view of the surprise assault on Coevorden with troops before; below, Coeuorden met Stormer- / hant ingenomen, den / 20 december (=Coevorden taken by assault on the 20th of December). Van Loon III, p. 204, iv. Weiler GMK 2. Attractive and nicely toned. Some minor marks and scratches under the toning, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 310
FRANCE. Louis XIV, 1643–1715. Medal (Silver, 45mm, 42.5 g 12), on the capture of Nijmegen by the French in July 1672, by G. Hamerani, Rome, 1673. LVD.XIV.D.G.FR.ET.NAV.REX Louis XIV, in armor, on horseback before view of the city of Nijmegen and the French army marching through its gate; in exergue, IO.HAMERANVS.FECIT / ROMÆ. Rev. QVIS CONTRA.NOS? Louis, dressed as an antique warrior, standing right, his left foot propped on a hideous female figure (symbolizing the Dutch Republic) brandishing snakes with her right hand, and drawing back a flaming sword in his right hand; to right, rising sun with angels; to left above, figure of the Church in clouds; to left at his feet, the Belgian lion; in the ground below, 1673. Forrer II, p. 403. Van Loon III, p. 87. Very rare. Beautifully toned and most attractive. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4200 CHF
Estimate: 2750 CHF
Lot 311
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Middelburg. Medal (Silver, 43.5mm, 29 g 12), on the investiture of Wilhelm Momma as Preacher in Middelburg, by M. Hooft, 1676. W.MOMMA.ECCLES.MIDD.S.THEOL DOCT.ET.PROF Draped bust of Momma to left; on the truncation, ÆTA.33.M.HOOFT.F. Rev. Laudatory inscription in 9 lines. Rare. Attractively toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
Lot 312
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. William III, 1650-1672-1689-1702. Plaquettepenning, or Hollow medal (Silver, 84mm, 88.36 g 12), on the marriage of Prince William to Princess Mary of England, byWouter Muller, undated, but 1677. IN DEN ECHTEN BANT MET LIEFD’ EN TROUW, KROONT GODT DOOR ZEGEN MAN EN VROUW (=in marriage with love and faith, God crowns with his blessing man and wife) Man, on the left, and woman, on the right, wearing rich clothing and standing, facing each other, together clasping a burning heart with their right hands; to left, house; to right, elaborate fountain; above, radiant sun; below, empty cartouche. Rev. HIER BINT DE HEIL’GE VREE DEN BRIT, EN BATAVIER, DE WERELT EER’T VERBONT, EN VREE’ ER KRYGSBANIER (=here holy Peace unites the Briton and the Dutchman, let the world respect their alliance, and dread their war-flags) Pax standing between Hollandia and Britannia, uniting their spears, each surmounted by a Liberty cap; fields covered with floral tracery. Frederiks 18a. MI, I, pp. 567-568, 234. Bright and attractive. Usual blow hole on the edge and some areas of careful polishing, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 1750 CHF
Lot 313
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. William III, 1650-1672-1689-1702. Medal (Silver, 42mm, 28.54 g 12), on the marriage of Prince William to Princess Mary of England, by Nicholas Chevalier (or Arvid Karlsteen?), London, undated, but 1677. GVILH.III.D.G.PRIN.AVR.HOL.ET.WES.GV Bare-headed and armored bust of William III to right. Rev. MARIA.D.G.AVR.PRIN.NAT.DE.IORC. Draped bust of Princess Mary to left. Eimer 256. MI, I, pp. 568-569, 235. Van Loon III p. 222, i. A splendid, beautifully toned example. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
An enigmatic Medal replete with symbolism
Lot 314
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Medal (Silver, 73.6mm, 135.29 g 12), on the death of G. van der Lynden in 1677, by an unknown engraver with the signature RI, 1677. PROSPICE DVM PROSPERA (=while prosperous be prudent) Prudentia standing facing, but with her head to left, wearing long robes and with her breasts bare, holding, in her right hand, a mirror into which she gazes and, in her left, the handle of a sash attached to a bracelet around the right wrist of a female figure standing behind her. This female figure (Fortuna?) stands facing on a small globe; her feet are winged and she wears transparent patterned drappery covering her from the waist downwards; she has a curious headdress, a blindfold and her five breasts are bare; she holds a palm in her right hand and a cornucopiae in her left; behind Fortuna, flowering plants and a calm sea; behind Prudentia, a rough sea, a ‘Viking’ galley and a rocky coast assailed by lightning; at Prudentia’s feet to left, ligate signtature RI (or RN?) on rock. Rev. Urn, inscribed .P.M. / GERARDI / VAN DER / LYNDEN / ƆIC IƆCLXXVII and encircled by the Ouroboros serpent, draped by a veil held by two winged putti; one, on the left, weeping and the other, on the right, wearing a garment covered in stars, holding two olive branches and clutching a column; on the right, fluted urn; on the left, altar; on the ground below, extinguished torches, a smoking lamp, a caduceus, a laureate skull, some bones, and a ribbon inscribed Ætat LXXIX; in the background, cypress trees. A.J. Bemolt van Lochum Slaterus, Nederlandse familienpenningen (Zutphen, 1981), 313. Teyler’s Museum TMNK 00944a (same types, but cast in copper). Van Loon III, p. 257, 1 (obverse). A splendid, boldly struck medal, beautifully toned. Very minor edge bang on the reverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 13000 CHF
Estimate: 5500 CHF
Lot 315
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Plaquettepenning, or Hollow medal (Silver, 67mm, 40.55 g 12), on the Treaty of Nijmegen that ended the Dutch War between France and the Dutch Republic, by J. Dishoecke, 1678. LIBERTAS PACIS SOBOLES PRVDENTIÆ ALVMINA (=Liberty, daughter of Peace, nourished by Prudence) Hollandia seated facing, holding lance topped with cap of liberty, between Pax and Prudentia; at her feet, looking somewhat cross, Lion of the Netherlands; to left, cornucopiae with jewels and coins; to right, shield bearing the arms of Amserdam. Rev. OCCIDIT AD RHENVM NASCITVR AD VAHALIM / CIƆ. IƆC. LXXVIII. (=killed on the Rhine, reborn on the Vahal, 1678) Under a radiant sun, crowned shields bearing the crowned arms of France and the Dutch Republic joined by wreaths; below, view of Nijmegen with the Waal river. PiN 292. Van Loon III, pp. 233-234. A thin and bright ‘hollow medal’ with smoothed fields and slight roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
Lot 316
GERMANY, Nürnberg. 1691. Medal (Silver, 50mm, 44.67 g 12), on the Princes’ Congress in the Hague, by P. H. Müller. INGENTES ANIMO. DIGNAS IVE. CONCIPIT IRAS / CONCILIUMQVE VOCAT // CONVENTVS FŒDERAT PRINCIP / PRÆSIDE GUILIELMO III R BRIT / HAGÆ COMIT CELEBR. / CELEBR. / 1691 / .P.H.M. (= he conceives in his mind a vast wrath, such as is worthy of Jupiter, and calls together a council // the Congress of allied Princes assembled at the Hague, under the presidency of William III, King of Britain / Philip Heinrich Müller) Jupiter seated facing in the midst of gods and goddesses. Rev. CONSILIO CONCORDIA ET FORTITVDINE (=by council, agreement and strength Prudentia standing facing behind burning altar inscribed SAL.PVBL /S, over which Virtus and Concord clasp hands; in exergue, .P.H.M. On the edge: REX REGVM CONSVLTA DEVS FORTVNET VBIQVE (F K) (=may God, the King of kings, prosper everywhere their consultations, mdclxvvvvvvi Friedrich Kleinert). Forster 672. MI, II. pp. 16-17, 182. PiN 333. Van Loon IV, pp. 41-42. i. Atrractive and lightly toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
Lot 317
GERMANY, Nürnberg. 1691. Medal (Silver, 43mm, 28.71 g 12), on the Princes’ Congress in the Hague, by Georg Hautsch. CVRA HVC TRADVCITVR OMNIS (=all our care is directed to this purpose) Prudentia seated left on throne with a lion supporter, focusing the rays of the sun on a pile of French and Turkish arms, below lion’s paw, GH (=Georg Hautsch). Rev. CONCORDIA PRINCIPIVM. // FOEDERATI PRINCIPES / CONSILIA CONFERVNT / HAGÆ COM. / 1691. (=the concord of Princes // the allied Princes confer at the Hague, 1691) Three clasped hands holding standards; on the edge: IBI SALVS, VBI MVLTA CONSILIA (=there is safety with many counselors). Erlanger 2527. MI, II, p. 17, 183. PiN 336. Van Loon IV, pp. 41-42, ii. Well-struck and beautifully toned. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Lot 318
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Groningen. 1694. Medal (Silver, 48mm, 40.31 g 12), on the 100th anniversary of the siege and capture of Groningen by Prince Maurice of Nassau in 1594, by J. van Rickingen. Armored knight standing facing within an ornamental border. Rev. Laudatory poem of seven lines. Van Loon IV, pp. 175-176, i. Beautifully toned and well-struck. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
View of the palace of Rijswijk
Lot 319
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Medal (Silver, 60mm, 73.73 g 12), on the Peace of Rijswijk, by J. Boskam, 1697. HINC PAX, VNDE ÆQVITAS (=hence peace, whence justice) Crowned Dutch lion rampant to right, holding olive branch in one paw, sword and balance in the other; to right, globe marked EVROPA; in exergue, ANGLORVM GLORIA / REGE / WILHELMO III / M.DC.XCVIII. / I.B.F. (=the glory of England under King William III, 1697 / Jan Boskam fecit) Rev. PAX HVIC DOMVI (=Peace to this house) The Palace of Rijswijk; in exergue, PAX GENER.IN ARCE RYSWYK / DOMO PRINCIP.ARAVS./ MAG.BRIT.REGIS / M.DC.XCVII (=the general peace in the Palace of Rijswijk, home of the Prince of Orange, King of Great Britain, 1697); at the bottom, I.BOSKAM.F.. MI, II, p. 167, 449. PiN 366. Van Loon IV, pp. 264-265. xvi. Rare. Toned and most attractive. Some minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4000 CHF
Estimate: 650 CHF
Lot 320
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Medal (Silver, 49mm, 46.12 g 12), on the Peace of Rijswijk, by R. Arondeaux, 1697. CÆSA FIRMABANT FOEDERA PORCA (=they used to confirm treaties by killing a sow) Ambassadors closing the doors of the temple of Janus; on the lintel, IANO SACR; on the steps, ARONDEAUX F. Rev. RYSWYK GUILELMI III.D.G. / M.BRITAN.ETC.R.PALAT. View of the Palace and gardens of Rijswijk; below, MDCXCVII; around, labeled shields of the Emperor, Spain, Brandenburg, the Palatinate, Saxony, Bavaria, England, Sweden, the Dutch Republic, the Spanish Netherlands, the Empire, Lorraine, Savoy and France. MI,II, pp. 169-170, 453. PiN 378. Van Loon IV, pp. 273-274, xxix. Very attractively toned and sharp. Minor edge marks, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 900 CHF
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