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CNG 91, Lot: 1674. Estimate $300.
Sold for $180. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LOW COUNTRIES, Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden (Dutch Republic). 1581-1795. AR Jeton (30mm, 7.64 g, 12h). Commemorating the Capturing of Zutphen, Deventer, Delfzijl, and Nijmegen by Maurits van Nassau. Dated 1591 in Roman numerals. · FECIT · MAGNA · QVI · POTENS · EST (rosette) (he who is powerful has accomplished great things), crowned Belgian lion rampant, holding bundle of arrows and sword; above, rayed name of God in Hebrew / · ZVTPHAN ·/DAVEN · HVLST ·/NOVIOM LIB · REST ·/CASTEL · PLVR · CAP/HOST · EX · BAT · FVG/SEN · FŒD · PROV ·/F · F · (the senate of the United Provinces brought about the restoring of liberty to Zutphen, Deventer, Delfzijl, and Nijmegen, the capturing of many castles, and the fleeing of Batavian soldiers) in seven lines; above, rosette between two pellets; M·D·XCI· in exergue. Dugnoille 3282; Van Loon I, p. 421. EF, toned, a few adjustment marks.