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    1599 Van der Does Victories Medal
    Betts-20 Dutch Bronze Jeton

    Betts-20. 1599 Victories of Admiral Van der Does. Bronze. VF. 29.1 mm, 5.2 gm. Dutch-style ship of the Argonauts, island landscape with twin Termini, gods of boundaries of islands of Bommel and Thiel, symbolizing halting of Spanish drive for New World dominion. Jeton compares Dutch Admiral Van der Does to ancient Jason of the Golden Fleece. A tan-brown and sharply struck Dutch jeton.
    Ex: King (2008).
    From The John W. Adams Collection.


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