荷蘭. Silver medal 1648 Vrede van Munster en Vrede van Westfalen

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荷蘭. Silver medal 1648 Vrede van Munster en Vrede van Westfalen
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Silver token, struck on the occasion of the Peace of Munster and Westphalia in 1648

Approx. 59 mm, weight approx. 36.5 grams

Quality: approx. Extremely Fine

Front: illuminated by a radiant sun, the goddess of peace Pax, with a cornucopia in her right arm and Mercury staff and reins in her left, rides in a sun chariot of which the wheels and spokes are formed by a sun face. The chariot is drawn by two lions, the front with sceptre and royal crown of Spain and the rear with arrow bundle and crown of the States General. The weaponry is under the chariot. In the field on two lines: PAX / HISPANO. BATAVA. Inscription: (rose) ET * IVNCTI * CVRRVM * DOMIN∆ * SVBIERE * LEONES /

Reverse side on ten lines: PACIS.FŒLICITAS/ ORBI.CHRISTIANO.QVA .RESTITVTA/ QVA. AD.INCITAMENTVM. DEMONSTRATA/ TOT. REGNIS. ET. PROVINCIIS/ AD. VTRVMQVE. SOLEM. VTRVMQ3 OCEANVM/ TERRA. MARIQVE. PARTA. SECVRITAS / TRANQVILLITATIS. PVBLIC∆/ SPE. ET VOTO /MONASTERY. WESTPHA / ANNO. MDCXLVIII

This token was made as a commission from the Spanish negotiator Peňaranda to serves as a gift in gold to those who were directly involved in the peace between Spain and the States General. In addition, silver tokens were struck to commemorate these important peace negotiations in the image of the gold version.


Reference: Dethlefs-Ordelheide 27, Pax-96, Goppel-680.

拍賣品細節
國家/省
荷蘭
教派
Silver medal
額外資料
1648 Vrede van Munster en Vrede van Westfalen
貴金屬
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未分類
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