2 Vlaamse Mijten - Philip the Fair Ghent


Country Burgundian Netherlands (Vlaanderen)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1490
Value 2 Mijten = 1/12 Groot (1/12)
Currency Groot (1384-1506)
Composition Billon
Weight 1.20 g
Diameter 21 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References GH# 153a,
Les Monnaies des Pays-Bas bourguignons et espagnols
by Enno Van Gelder, Marcel Hoc
(J. Schulman)
Vanhoudt# 184 GENT
De munten van de Bourgondische, Spaanse en Oostenrijkse Nederlanden en van de Franse en Hollandse Periode
by Hugo Vanhoudt
(Heverlee 2015)


Rampant lion left

Lettering: +PHS DEI GRA DUX B C F

Translation: Philip, by the grace of God, duke of Burgundy and Count of Flanders


Pattée cross bearing a lily in the middle


Translation: Trust in the Lord


Coinage strike for insurgent towns (in 1487) against the authority of the regent Maximilian of Habsburg.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1490) 

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