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James I (1603-1625) Synod of Dort [Dordtrecht] 1619 Silver M

James I (1603-1625) Synod of Dort [Dordtrecht] 1619 Silver M
Country: England, Stuart King (reign): James I (1603 - 1625)Date/mint mark: 1619Type Silver Medal by W v. BijlaerRef. no: Eimer 99; MI i 222/77Obv. interior of the long chamber at Dordtrecht with the assembled council, ASSERTA RELIGIONE, 1619 Rev. pilgrims ascend a rocky mountain, buffeted by the four winds, to reach a temple, ERVNT VT MONS SION and date MDCXIX around58mm, GEF - Good extremely fine.Medals of this type were minted between 1619 and 1630. The obverse is derived from an engraving by François Schilleman, commissioned by the States General, from a design by Daniel Heinsius. The design was also used for the painting by Pouwel Weyts now in the Stedelijk Museum in Dordtrecht. The medal comes in several varieties such as with and without a dog in the foreground, with and without signature of IvB ( Jan van Bylaer), differences in the ceiling, the mountain with either three or six pilgrims. Ther

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