101795 | GREAT BRITAIN. Defeat of the Spanish Armada copper Jeton.

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    101795  |  GREAT BRITAIN, SPAIN & NETHERLANDS. Defeat of the Spanish Armada copper Jeton. Issued 1588 (29mm, 4.84 g, 5h). Of uncertain Dutch manufacture.

     

    HOMO PROPONIT DEVS DISPONIT (man proposes; God disposes), four figures kneeling left in prayer / HISPANI FVGIV’T ET PEREV’T NEMINE SEQVETE (the Spaniards are put to flight and perish with no man in pursuit), ship under sail right, in the act of breaking up.

     

    MI 147/116; Eimer 60. Extremely Fine. Attractive brown surfaces, with great overall detail and execution of strike.

     

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