Great Britain Charles II Naval Victory Against Holland Silver Medal

World Coins - Great Britain Charles II Naval Victory Against Holland Silver Medal
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62mm, Edge plain, By J. Roettier.
 
Rare large-size naval medal struck to commemorate the Battle of Lowestoft on June 13, 1665 during the Second Anglo-Dutch War, this Battle saw more than 100 naval vessels under the command of Lieutenant-Admiral Jacob van Wassenaer Obdam attack the similarly sized English fleet commanded by James, Duke of York. The English, having the advantage in ship and gun size size, as well as fleet training, quickly overwhelmed the Dutch whose commanders tactics went against orders. In the end, the English lost only one ship, Great Charity, while the Dutch lost seventeen and around 2000 men.
 
Cleaned in antiquity and beginning to retone with scattered contact marks and scratches; edge bump between 2 and 3 o'clock Eimer-230, MI-I-503/139.
 
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Price SKU: m1665-
US$ 1,599.99
  • € 1,425.25
  • £ 1,277.53
  • AUD 2,268.01
  • CHF 1,572.48
  • CAD 2,088.71

Rates for: 07/19/19

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