Jeton from Dordrecht 1591
The capture of Zutphen, Deventer, Hulst, Nijmegen by Prince Maurits. He encamped his troops around Deventer
Obverse: Lion with sword and bundle of arrows with 7 arrows - above the lion in a cloud is 'Jehovah' in Hebrew.
Reverse: 7 lines of very clear text
ZVTPHAN. DAVEN.HVLST. NOVIOM.LIB.REST CASTEL.PLVR.CAP HOST.EX.BAT.FVG SEN.FOED.PROV. F.F. (I). I).XCI
Very nice coin - full colours.
Almost half a century of family collection (purchased at the time from a renowned coin auction house). Never opened cardboard coin pouch.
- Netherlands, Dordrecht
- Year/Period and Variation
- Rekenpenning 1591 'Inname van Zutphen, Deventer, Hulste en Nijmegen door Maurits'