Netherlands, Amsterdam. Bedelaarspenning 18e eeuw

Description
Netherlands, Amsterdam. Bedelaarspenning 18e eeuw
Ungraded

Rare beggar's token from Amsterdam

This token was intended for the incoming beggars.

Obverse: In a round flat field, surrounded by a plain border, the crowned coat of arms of the city, held by two lions.
Reverse: In a plain field, an asking beggar holding a hat in the right hand.
He has a wooden right leg and supports himself under the left arm with a crutch.
Around a narrow strip with the text: " VOLR.DE. INCOMENDE BEDELAERS * ".
Diameter: 50 mm

Lot details
Country/province
Netherlands, Amsterdam
Denomination
Bedelaarspenning
Year/Period and Variation
18e eeuw
Condition
Ungraded
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