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Sale: Nomos 5, Lot: 68. Estimate CHF5000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 24 October 2011. 
Sold For CHF4200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

France. Louis XIV. 1643-1715. Medal (Silver, 72mm, 159.18 g 12), on the preparations for war with the Dutch, by Roettier and Molart, 1672. LVDOVICVS.MAGNVS. REX.CHRISTIANISS. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Louis XIV to right; below bust, R. Rev. PROVIDENTIAE VICTRICI // HORREA.ET.ARMAMENTARIA / VBIQVE.CONSTITVTA / M.D.C.LXXII / .MOLART.F. Victory flying right to crown a standing figure of Providentia; around her, munitions of war and stocks of grain. Divo -, but cf. 128. Extremely rare. A superb, large and heavy medal of great beauty. Minor contact marks, otherwise, good extremely fine.