Principality of Orange. Prins Frederik Hendrik van Oranje. Double Tournois 1640

Description
Principality of Orange. Prins Frederik Hendrik van Oranje. Double Tournois 1640
Ungraded

Obverse: Bust of Frederick Henry with the circumscription FRED.HENR. D.G.PRI.AV. (Frederik Hendrik by the grace of God prince of Oranje)
Reverse side: three lilies within circle and with the legend DOVBLE TOURNOIS 1640

As opposed to the Republic, where the stadtholders weren't allowed to depict their portrait on the coins, the Princedom of Orange did allow for depicting the portraits of the Oranje family. Here is a beautiful portrait of Frederik Hendrik ('De Stedendwinger'), sun of Willem van Oranje and stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Gelderland and Overijssel.
Beautiful coin with many details!

Weight 2.88 grams. Literature: Voûte-van der Wiel 93.

Condition: well beyond very fine to XF
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Lot details
Country/province
Principality of Orange
Ruler
Prins Frederik Hendrik van Oranje
Denomination
Double Tournois
Year/Period and Variation
1640
Condition
Ungraded
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