Medal struck in Celebration of the Restoration of Baron Van der Capellen to his Seat in the Assembly of the States of Overysell...
diameter: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.4 cm )
Silver struck medal with obverse showing seated female figure on pedestal, holding shield and scepter; male figure with shovel standing at right; distant landscape in background; legend above: "SVVM CVIQVE." Reverse contains inscription: "NOB. EQUITE/IOHAN DERK/CAN DER CAPELLEN TOT DE POL/PATRIAE REDDITO/ET AGRICOLIS IN LIBERTATEM/RESTITUTIS/EX DECR.ORD.PRAEPOT.TRANS-ISAL/ZWOLLAE I NOV./MDCCLXXXII"; sun above and agricultural implements below inscription.
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Inscription: obverse, below exergual line, at right: "I.G. HOLTZHEY FEC."
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