20 Sols Siege of Tournai

20 Sols (Siege of Tournai) -  obverse20 Sols (Siege of Tournai) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Spanish Netherlands
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1709
Value 20 Sols (1)
Currency Tournai - Florin (1506-1713)
Composition Silver
Weight 6.15 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 0.9 mm
Shape Square (irregular)
Technique Klippe
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 18057
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 8,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Vanhoudt# 751-TO
Hugo Vanhoudt; 2015. De munten van de Bourgondische, Spaanse en Oostenrijkse Nederlanden en van de Franse en Hollandse periode 1434-1830. Vanhoudt, Heverlee, Netherlands.

Obverse

Lettering: 20 / M DE SVRVILLE

Reverse

Lettering: TORNEY

Edge

Smooth

Comments

This coin is particularly interesting because in addition to the inscription TORNEY, it presents a view of the besieged city which was engraved by hand

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1709 tour hand engraved

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