Netherlands, Spanish Netherlands. Historical Medal 1568 Viglius van Zwichem

Description
Netherlands, Spanish Netherlands. Historical Medal 1568 Viglius van Zwichem
Ungraded

Silver medal from 1568 of Viglius van Zwichem, chairman of the secret council of Philips II, by Jonghelinck. Extremely rare. The obverse side depicts the bust of Van Zwichem with doctoral hat, facing right. The reverse side shows a table with a candlestick, hourglass and bible, with 1568 inside a cartouche below it. The medal can be found in Van Loon I 56.1/54.1; Simonis image VII 4/5. The diameter of the medal is 52 mm and the weight is 28 grams.

Lot details
Country/province
Netherlands, Spanish Netherlands
Denomination
Historical Medal
Year/Period and Variation
1568 Viglius van Zwichem
Precious metal
Silver
Condition
Ungraded
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