The Netherlands, Flood and storm in Gelderland and Holland, Silver Medal 1741, rare

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The Netherlands. Silver Medal. Flood and storm in Gelderland and Holland. 1741; 41.91 g; Ø 49.0 mm.
Obverse: O DEVS A MVLTIS AQVIS / NOS REDDE SECVROS, on the bottom left a river god sitting with oar in left hand and next to a fallen jar, in the background a village under water and animals and people swimming and climbing trees //
Reverse: Gods slaande hand / Bezoekt ons Nederland, / Met watervloeden, hoog gestegen, / Met duure tyden bang en naar : / De lyders worden in ‘t gevaar / Van hongersnood om brood verlegen, / Gehulpen door s Lands Oppermagt / op ‘t Hoogst geacht., Above the coat of arms of Holland with curling ornaments, below the coat of arms of Gelderland between split year with ornaments.

By N. van Swinderen.

VvL. 158.

RARE; Extremely Fine

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