Spanish Netherlands AE jeton Dordrecht mint 1607: suspicion against peace with Spain

World Coins - Spanish Netherlands AE jeton Dordrecht mint 1607: suspicion against peace with Spain
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Grade: VF+
Catalog: Dugn. 3624
Material: Copper
Diameter: 29.00 mm
Weight: 5,82 gr
 

Obverse: (rosette) MENTEMQVE•MANVMQVE•, Hermes giving the magic herb Moly to Odysseus (?) to protect him from Circe's magic/charmes, MOLY above

 

Reverse: NON•TEMERE•FALLITVR•NON•FIDENS, hand reaching an olive branch to armoured Dutch soldier, S•C• below

 
This jeton was struck to commemorate the peace negotiations in Dordrecht in 1607 - 1608 which eventually led to the 12 year peace (1609 - 1621) during the 80 year war. It was clearly struck to warn the Dutch to be wary towards any peace offerings the Spanish might make.
Price SKU: HBR-4719
79.00
  • US$ 87.17
  • £ 67.67
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  • CHF 86.30
  • CAD 115.40

Rates for: 11/15/19

Ships from: Netherlands