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Netherlands. Silver medal 1648 Vrede van Munster en Vrede van Westfalen - E. Ketteler

Netherlands. Silver medal 1648 Vrede van Munster en Vrede van Westfalen - E. Ketteler

Description
Netherlands. Silver medal 1648 Vrede van Munster en Vrede van Westfalen - E. Ketteler
Silver - Ungraded

vz. Illuminated by a radiant sun, the goddess of peace Pax, with a horn of plenty in her right arm and Mercury staff and reins in her left, rides in a sun chariot whose wheels and spokes are formed by sun faces. The chariot is drawn by two lions, the front one with scepter and royal crown of Spain and the rear one with bundle of arrows and crown of the States General. Under the span is the weaponry. In the field on two lines: PAX / HISPANO . BATAVA. Inscription: (rosette) ET * IVNCTI * CVRRVM * DOMINAE * SVBIERE * LEONES (and united the lions are harnessed to the chariot of the mistress)
Rev. On ten lines: PACIS.FOELICITAS / ORBI.CHRISTIANO.QVA .RESTITVTA /QVA. AD.INCITAMENTVM. DEMONSTRATA / TILL. REGNIS. ET. PROVINCIIS/ AD. VTRVMQVE. SOLEM. VTRVMQ3 OCEANVM / TERRA. MARIQVE. PARTA. SECVRITAS/TRANQVILLITATIS. PVBLICAE / SPE. ET VOTO / MONASTERY. WESTPH: /ANNO. MDCXLVIII (Happiness of peace has been restored and made visible in the Christian world to spur, security has been achieved for so many states and provinces as far as on both sides of the sun and on both sides of the sea, on water and on land. With the hope and the desire for public tranquility in the year 1648)


Silver 58mm.; 36 grams;

This medal was made by E. Ketteler on behalf of the Spanish negotiator Peñaranda to serve as a gift to those who were involved in the peace between Spain and the States General.

Lot details
Country/province
Netherlands
Denomination
Silver medal
Year/Period and Variation
1648 Vrede van Munster en Vrede van Westfalen - E. Ketteler
Precious metal
Silver
Condition
Ungraded
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