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AE Rekenpenning Defeat of the Spanish Armada Dordrecht Netherlands

£675.00

Code: 11547



This is a copper-alloy jetton or Rekenpenning of the Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden (or Dutch Republic of the Seven). It was issued in 1588 in commemoration of the defeat of the Spanish Armada.

Obverse: HOMO · PROPONIT · DEVS · DISPONIT · (Man proposes; God disposes), father, mother, and two children kneeling left on ground line in prayer; above, radiance emanating from clouds above; • 1588 • in exergue.

Reverse: + HISPANI · FVGIVT · ET · PEREVT · NEMINE · SEQVETE (the Spaniards are in flight and perish with no one in pursuit), ship under sail right, breaking up.

DENOMINATION: Rekenpenning

CULTURE: Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden

DATE: 1588 AD

MATERIAL: Copper-alloy

SIZE: 30mm diameter

WEIGHT: 5.56 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  Dugnoille 3188; V Loon I 386; MI 147/116; Eimer60