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1686, Leiden town medal by Johannes Smeltzing


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Type Medal
Title 1686, Leiden town medal by Johannes Smeltzing
Date 1686
Country Netherlands
Side reverse
Composition gold
Diameter 46mm
Weight 23.75 gms
Description Provenance: J.W. Frederiks, Dutch Silver, Vol. II, nr. 577; Townmark of Leiden surrounded by the family crests of the 4 'burgemeesters' of 1685 (Vromans, Van der Maes, van Assendelft, Van de Velde) who organised an event for the French protestants that fled to Holland because of the edict of Nantes.
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