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Nomos 13

7 October 2016
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
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Estimate: 2000 CHF
Hammer Price: 3500 CHF
Lot 34

NETHERLANDS, The Dutch Republic. Frederik Hendrik, Prince of Orange-Nassau, Stadtholder, 1625-1647. Medal (Silver, 57 mm, 26.89 g, 12 h), on the capture of ‘s Hertogenbosch, Wesel and the fortresses protecting the Veluwe by the prince’s army, by an unknown engraver after J. van Looff, 1629. ORDD.CONFŒD.BELG.AVSP:PR.FRED.HENR.FORT. / SILVA_DVCIS / CAPTA (=‘s Hertogenbosch taken under the auspices of the United Provinces and by the bravery of Prince Frederik Hendrik) Prince Frederik, wearing full armor, on horse prancing to left before a view of ‘s Hertogenbosch with soldiers marching in the foreground. Rev. +VESALIA EXPVGNATA. / VELAVIA LIBERATA. / OPORTVNE VINDICAS CAVSA TVA DOMINE. (=Wesel taken, the Veluwe freed: you defend your cause, at the right time) Above, view of the city of Wesel; below, view of the Veluwe with the two fortresses abandoned by the Spanish; at the bottom, 16-29. Van Loon II, pp. 181-182, i. Rare. Lightly toned and attractive. Minor marks in the fields and with a smoothed edge, otherwise. Nearly extremely fine.

From a European Collection, ex Nomos 13, 7 October 2016, 34.

Online bidding closes: 7 Oct 2016, 11:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 11 Aug 2022, 17:18:16 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer price:3500 CHF

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