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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2021.116
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Leidsevaart (Haarlem-Leiden Canal)
Classification
Medals and Medallions
Work Type
medal
Date
1659
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/370554
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
6.1 cm (2 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: obverse, around edge: Ao 1659.26.7bc IS DE TRECKVAART VAN HAERLEM OP LEIDEN BEGONNEN 1657. Po.9bc D EERSTE SCHVIT GEVAREN
  • inscription: obverse, on banner: VICIT VIM VIRTVS.
  • inscription: reverse: MEMORIAM / Viae munitae et Fossae / actae ad lintres equo / trahendos musum publicu / et commodum viantium opus / ducentibus Hug et lo, Steiniis / exigentibus publice. IVvirus. Car Gulde wagio G. Fabrito / M. Steimo. F. Worrterio / hunc nummum percussere / Consules anni 1658
Provenance
Maida and George Abrams, Boston, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2021
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Gift of George Abrams
Accession Year
2021
Object Number
2021.116
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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