nomos 15
22 October 2017
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Once again we would like to welcome you to our latest auction, Nomos 15.
Lot 319
NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. West-Friesland. . Medal (Gold, 38.5 mm, 15.28 g, 12 h), medallic jeton in the weight of 4 1/2 Ducats, on the hopes for unity in the face of the dissentions of the United Provinces, unsigned but by Paulus Utenwael (Uyttenwael), 1604 (over 1596). TRAHITE ÆQVO IVGO 1604 (pulling under the same yoke) Yoke of two oxen drawing a car bearing an orange tree to left; in exergue, arms of West-Friesland. Rev. FRANGIMVR SI COLLIDIMVR (we are broken if we beat ourselves) Three fortified islands in the midst of the sea (Hoorn, Enkhuizen and Medemblik); below, ships and two floating pots separated by an orange branch; above, Hebrew name of Jehovah in clouds. Roovers: JMP 1953, 61 and JMP 1957 blz 43-48. Cf. Teylers TMNK 00341 (silver). Van Loon II, p. 11 and Van Loon I, p.469 (variants). Extremely rare in gold, very likely unique (and also very rare in silver). A particularly attractive piece. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 12000 CHF
Estimate: 15000 CHF
Lot 323
NETHERLANDS. The Dutch Republic. Amsterdam. Medal (Gold, 24 mm, 8.57 g, 12 h), medallic jeton in the weight of 2 1/2 Ducats on the fiftieth anniversary of the marriage Wigbolt Slicher (1627-1718) to Elisabeth Spiegel (1628-1707), which took place in the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam on 6 June 1651, 1701. *ELISABET.SPIGEL*WIGBOLT.SLICHER Two shields of arms united by a tied ribbon; below, 6.IUN.1701. Rev. DESE / TWE.HEEFT / GOD.GEGEVEN / VYFTIG.IAER / IN ECHT.TE / LEVEN. Bemolt 604. KPK 1967. Very rare, one of three known examples. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2500 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF