Queen Elizabeth Silver

Spanish Netherlands AR 52mm medal 1587 on Queen Elizabeths I support for Dutch

Spanish Netherlands AR 52mm medal 1587 on Queen Elizabeths I support for Dutch
Spanish Netherlands AR 52mm medal 1587 on Queen Elizabeths I support for Dutch
Spanish Netherlands AR 52mm medal 1587 on Queen Elizabeths I support for Dutch

Spanish Netherlands AR 52mm medal 1587 on Queen Elizabeths I support for Dutch    Spanish Netherlands AR 52mm medal 1587 on Queen Elizabeths I support for Dutch

This medal commemorates the Dutch request that Queen Elizabeth provide active help in the revolt against Spain. She ultimately provided a force led by Robert Dudley, one of her closest associates (he was often thought as the possible consort). In the end, the expedition proved a failure (source: Nomos).

Grade: EF/EF+ with attractive light toning, only one very small edge bump - a superb example! Material: Silver Weight: 45.48 g Diameter: 52 mm Ref. I Obverse: (rose)xDEOxOPTxMAXx LAVSx ETxHONORxINxO-ExÆVVMxQVODx = To the best and greatest God be praise and honor for ever, because...

Elizabeth I of England enthroned facing, crowned, holding orb and scepter, and wearing robes decorated with the Tudor rose; below her feet, hydra; below and to the right, five naked boys, each holding a shield, bearing, from left to right, the arms of Guelderland, Holland, Zealand, Utrecht and Friesland; to left, the Earl of Leicester, standing right, holding the right side of the queens cloak with both hands and treading on the hydras tail with his right foot; in exergue, 1587 Reverse: xQVEMxDEVSxCONFICIETxSPIRITVxORISxSVIx (= Whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth) Hebrew name of Jehovah in clouds and rays; below, Pope, cardinals, bishops and nun, chalice and wafers, all falling from heaven. The item "Spanish Netherlands AR 52mm medal 1587 on Queen Elizabeths I support for Dutch" is in sale since Tuesday, April 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Medals". The seller is "hobbyrock0_0" and is located in Holland. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Netherlands
  • Circulated/Uncirculated: Circulated
  • Composition: Silver
  • Country of Manufacture: Netherlands


Spanish Netherlands AR 52mm medal 1587 on Queen Elizabeths I support for Dutch    Spanish Netherlands AR 52mm medal 1587 on Queen Elizabeths I support for Dutch