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
- Netherlands, Amsterdam
- Year/Period and Variation
- 18e eeuw