Netherlands. William III (1689-1702). Herdenkingspenning 1694 "Willem III van Oranje arriveert in Holland "

Description
Netherlands. William III (1689-1702). Herdenkingspenning 1694 "Willem III van Oranje arriveert in Holland "
Ungraded

Bronze commemorative medal on arrival of Willem III van Oranje in Holland in May 1694.

Obverse: Laurelled buste of Willem III van Oranje in armour with decorations - INVICTISSIMVS GVILLIELMVS.MAG.
Reverse: Willem in an open boat for the coast of Holland with the fleet at a distance - qvem.mortis.timet.gradvm.
Exergue : NAVI . RELICTA . PER FLVCTVS AD PORTVM . XVII . MAII . MDCXCIV.

Material: Ae
Weight: 32.70 g
Diameter: 47 mm
Reference: vgl Van Loon IV pp. 160 / 1-8. Kapin, xv. 9 / MB2 316 (after the design of the silver copy)
Designer: F.D.W. (F. de WInter) N.C.A.P. (Neale, Custos Artifex Primus.)
Quality: VF

Additional information:
In May 1694 Willem set sail to the Netherlands. The winds quickly turned violent and unfavourable, and the ship could not approach within six miles of the coast. Willem got into an open boat and after about eight hours he finally reached the coast and went to The Hague where he arrived a few hours after midnight.

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Lot details
Country/province
Netherlands
Ruler
William III (1689-1702)
Denomination
Herdenkingspenning
Year/Period and Variation
1694 "Willem III van Oranje arriveert in Holland "
Condition
Ungraded
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