nomos 13
7 October 2016
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Lot 81
Estimate: 1400 CHF
Hammer Price:
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Netherlands, The Dutch Republic. Medal (Silver, 49mm, 44.19 g 12), on the interception and eventual publication (by Councilor Paats of Rotterdam) of the correspondence of Jean-Antoine de Mesmes, Comte d’Avaux (1640-1709), who was the French Ambassador to the Dutch Republic from 1679 to 1688, 1684. DISCORDIA RES MAXIMÆ DILABUNTUR (=discord is the ruin of the strongest states) View of a boat, on a stormy sea, in danger of crashing against a rock while the crew fights amongst themselves; on the shore to left, liberty cap atop a swaying pole; in exergue: DA NOBIS PACEM IN / DIEBUS NOSTRIS (=give us peace in our days). Rev. DE NIHILO NIHIL FIT, NEC DICITUR (=about nothing, nothing can be done or said) Line of rope from which hang all manner of leaflets and letters; in the field, AMICUS PLATO. / AMICUS SOCRA= / TES.SED MAGIS/ AMICA VERITAS. / 1684 (=Friend of Plato, Friend of Socrates. But an even greater friend to Truth). TMNK 01011. Van Loon III, p. 289. Very rare. Attractive, interesting and beautifully toned. Good extremely fine.


This medal recalls a curious affair that exploded after the interception and publication of some highly confidential letters that had been sent by the French Ambassador to the Hague to Louis XIV. These concerned some secret actions of the Amsterdam government that were contrary to the Republic’s policy. In the end it was decided that the really embarrassing letters should not be published (in the interest of unity) and the scandal blew over.
Current Status
Pre-Bidding closes:
07 Oct 2016 11:00:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
30 Nov 2021 01:03:39 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
1300 CHF
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Lot 81
Estimate: 1400 CHF
Netherlands, The Dutch Republic. Medal (Silver, 49mm, 44.19 g 12), on the interception and eventual publication (by Councilor Paats of Rotterdam) of the correspondence of Jean-Antoine de Mesmes, Comte d’Avaux (1640-1709), who was the French Ambassador to the Dutch Republic from 1679 to 1688, 1684. DISCORDIA RES MAXIMÆ DILABUNTUR (=discord is the ruin of the strongest states) View of a boat, on a stormy sea, in danger of crashing against a rock while the crew fights amongst themselves; on the shore to left, liberty cap atop a swaying pole; in exergue: DA NOBIS PACEM IN / DIEBUS NOSTRIS (=give us peace in our days). Rev. DE NIHILO NIHIL FIT, NEC DICITUR (=about nothing, nothing can be done or said) Line of rope from which hang all manner of leaflets and letters; in the field, AMICUS PLATO. / AMICUS SOCRA= / TES.SED MAGIS/ AMICA VERITAS. / 1684 (=Friend of Plato, Friend of Socrates. But an even greater friend to Truth). TMNK 01011. Van Loon III, p. 289. Very rare. Attractive, interesting and beautifully toned. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Lot 82
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Holy Roman Empire. Leopold I, 1657-1705. Medal (Silver, 39mm, 22.87 g 12), on the imperial victories over the Turks in 1686, by L. G. Laufer and G. Hautsch, Nuremberg, 1686. LEOPOLDUS.I.TURC.VICTOR Two putti, flying over a panorama of the city of Vienna, holding a roundel with a portrait of Leopold I to right; at the bottom, initials LGL. Rev. VERMEHRER DES REICHES. 1686 Ten labeled roundels with views of the cities and fortresses captured in 1686. From the top, surmounted by a crown, Ofen, Pest, Hatwam, Segedin, Fünfkirchen, Simontorna, Kaposwar, Colosza, Sirlos and Esseckerbrucken; at the bottom, initials G.H. Julius 309. Montenuovo 1027. A lovely, toned example. Rare in this condition. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Lot 83
Estimate: 300 CHF
Netherlands, The Dutch Republic. Rotterdam. Jeton (Silver, 32mm, 12.19 g 12), on the festivities held in Rotterdam for the coronation of William and Mary, Dordrecht, mintmaster M. Sonnemaens, 1689. Crowned shield bearing the arms of Rotterdam, hanging from palm tree and supported by two opposed heraldric lions; below, band inscribed ROTERODAMUM; behind, view of the city and harbor of Rotterdam. Rev. Scene of the celebratory banquet, which was held in a square dominated by a statue of Erasmus and a specially erected arch, inscribed PRINCIPI PATRIÆ QVE S C and bearing a portrait of William III; in exergue, 1689. MI I, pp. 678-679, 55. TMNK 05469. Van Loon III, p. 391. Attractively toned. Some striking flatness on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
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