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Netherlands, silver medal, 1781, Van der Wint and the escape of the Dutch fishing fleet.

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Netherlands, silver medal, 1781, Van der Wint and the escape of the Dutch fishing fleet.
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Netherlands, silver medal, 1781, Van der Wint and the escape of the Dutch fishing fleet. Betts-574. 32mm, 11.19 grams. Sailing ship inside legend TER BEVEYLIGING VAN SCHEPEN EN VOLK with IACOB VEN DER / WINT in exergue on obverse, reverse with 1780 / DEN 29 DEC : / VAN / VLAARDING / UYT GEZEILT / OM ONSE VLOOT VAN / DEN OORLOG KENNIS / TE GEVEN . EN OP TE / ONTBIEDE . / BEHOUDE BINNE / GEKOOMEN / DEN XI . JAN : / 1781, with engraver's initials A.V.B (Adriaan Van Baerll) at bottom. Attractively toned XF with old hairlines and minor rim-bumps, an important commemoration of an antecedent to Dutch support of the United States against England in the Revolutionary War.