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[Original etching and engraving/ets en gravure] Gedenkpenning Vierdaagse Zeeslag; medal Four Days’ Battle, 1666.

Medal of Four Days’ Battle, which took place between the Dutch and English in 1666, during the Second Anglo-Dutch War. Upper right: ‘Fig. 92’. Upper medal: obverse the naval battle with fire ship, reverse ‘MNEMO SINON SPECTANDAE […] FOED. BELF. F.F’ surrounded by laurel wreath with coats of arms of the Seven Provinces. Lower medal: obverse the naval battle, reverse the coats of arms of the Seven Provinces, ‘De Godt der […] Godts magt bepaelen’; ‘VICTORIA. ORD. CONFOED. […] MI. RVITER 1666, 1 junii.’ With page with letterpress text describing the medals. Used in: Pierre Bizot, Medalische historie der republyk van Holland, t’Amsterdam, by Pieter Mortier, 1690.

Etching and engraving on laid paper, with margins; platemark: 163 x 146 mm; total: 237 x 187 mm; pasted onto paper together with page with letterpress text; some light smudges.

Incl. BTW  60,50

Excl. BTW  50,00