Netherlands, William of Orange, Silver Medal 1641, Marriage of William of Orange and Princess Mary

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Netherlands. Silver Medal 1641. Marriage of William of Orange and Princess Mary; 96.39 g; AR 72.0 mm.
Obverse: albionum genuit / rex me summusque / monarcha Carolus / et sponsam me iubet / esse tuam / princeps me Henricus / genuit fortissimus / heros nassoviæ, et / sponsum me iubet / esse tuum / Londini desponsati Wilhelm, et Maria / anno 1641 . 12 mai, William and Mary standing, facing each other, holding each other's hand, a dove and light beams above, being laureated by angels on clouds, Hof van Holland in the background //
Reverse: bellonam princeps / pallas pedibus ierit, et pax ilo- / ret et alma ceres consert sacro alite / fruges, in exergue novi imperii auspicio / bono, William as Pallas standing amidst trophees, trampling the war god Bellona, receiving an olive branch from Mary as Ceres.

vL. II 251.

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