1/5 Philipsdaalders/1572/Southern Netherlands/Philip II, 1555–1598
Quality: Very Fine
Catalogue: van Gelder & Hoc 212-1b | van der Chijs- | de Mey 484B | Vanhoudt 306.AN
Weight: 6.16 g. | silver Ø 30 mm.
Mint mark hand (of Antwerp)
Obv.: Armoured bust of Philip II facing right, below that 15 hand 72
In the outer rim the text PHS•D:G•HISP Z REX•DVX•BRA
Rev.: Crowned Spanish-Burgundian coat of arms resting of cross of sticks
between two fire irons with sparks. The outer rim has the text
• DOMINVS - MIHI - ADIVTOR •
Dominus Mihi Adiutor 'the Lord is my helper'.
It was the motto of the firm (Catholic) believer Philip II.
Dominus Mihi Adiutor 'the Lord is my helper'
was the motto of the firm (Catholic) believer Philip II
van Gelder & Hoc 212-1b | van der Chijs- | de Mey 484B | Vanhoudt 306.AN
- Year/Period and Variation
- 1572 Antwerpen
- Precious metal
- Very fine