Freedom of the seas
probably British or Netherlandish
Diameter and weight: 70 mm (2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Neptune and Mercury with symbols stand above three demi-horses with forefeet fins; inscribed at edge “DE ZEE IS VRIJ DE KOOPHANDEL HERLEEFT” (hearldic devices separate words).
Reverse: Winged female standing amid flowers and two inscribed scrolls, holding inscribed banner across body; on banner “ONAFHANKELIJHEID”, in proper right scroll “1813”, and in proper left scroll “1913”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "DE ZEE IS VRIJ DE KOOPHANDEL HERLEEFT" (hearldic devices separate words).
Reverse: Inscribed on banner "ONAFHANKELIJHEID", in proper right scroll "1813", and in proper left scroll "1913".
Source Unknown, August 1949, in coin cabinet (AoE acc. card).