Netherlands, Utrecht. Historical Medal ca 1560 Hette van Hoxwier

Description
Netherlands, Utrecht. Historical Medal ca 1560 Hette van Hoxwier
Ungraded

Possibly, this token is about the historical appointment of Hette van Hoxwier as chairman of the provincial council of Utrecht and his appointment as "Knight in the Order of the Dutch Lion" (source: loden lodenpenningen-mereaux)

Material: Lead
Diameter: 42 mm.
Place of manufacture: Utrecht
Date: without year / from around 1560.

Obverse:
A two-headed eagle, with spread wings. This symbolises the Holy Roman Empire.

Reverse:
Imperial orb, with the curved coat of arms of Utrecht and a plant motif on either side

Lot details
Country/province
Netherlands, Utrecht
Denomination
Historical Medal
Year/Period and Variation
ca 1560 Hette van Hoxwier
Condition
Ungraded
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