Spanish Netherlands - 1/5 philipsdaalder 1572 Antwerpen - Silver

Description
Spanish Netherlands - 1/5 philipsdaalder 1572 Antwerpen - Silver
Very fine

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

Lot details
Year/Period and Variation
1572 Antwerpen
Precious metal
Silver
Condition
Very fine
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