Netherlands - West Friesland - halve gehelmde rijksdaalder of halve prinsendaalder 1597 - Silver

Description
Netherlands - West Friesland - halve gehelmde rijksdaalder of halve prinsendaalder 1597 - Silver
beautiful/beautify

Half West Frisian or half helmeted "rijksdaalder" coin or half "prinsendaalder" coin, 1597.
Obverse: region coat of arms, covered with a crowned helmet with crest
(region coat of arms) and mantling MONE.NO.ARG.DOMI.WESTFRISAE with rosette
Reverse: armoured an laureate bust facing right, with a shouldered sword in the right hand
DEVS.FORTITVDO.ET.SPES.NOSTR-A. year
Is sometimes regarded as portrait of William the Silent.

Verkade 63.4
Delmonte 934

Lot details
Country
Netherlands - West Friesland
Nominal Value
halve gehelmde rijksdaalder of halve prinsendaalder
Year/Period and Variation
1597
Precious metals
Silver
No. of items
1
Type
Coin
Condition
beautiful/beautify
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