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Silver medal.(obverse) View of the siege and bombardment of Groningen within beaded border.
(reverse) Inscription within beaded border.
- Made in: Netherlands
- Diameter: 56 millimetres
- Weight: 34.03 grammes
Inscription Positionreverse in field
Inscription ContentANNO CIƆ IƆ CLXXII GRONINGA AB EPISC COLON ET MONAST IX IUL FORTITER OBSESSA DURITER OPPUGNATA XVII AUG TURPITER DESERTA M H S
Inscription ContentSIT SVMMA GLORIA DEO NEC NON HONOS DOMIS CIVIB MILITIÆ
- Named in inscription: Groningen
- (Europe,Netherlands,Groningen (province),Groningen (town))
- Associated Event: Franco-Dutch War 1672 - 1678
- Commemoration of: Siege of Groningen 1672
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Object reference number: CME305582
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