1600-01 Netherlands Rose Noble MS65

This gorgeous coin was struck during the reign of Maurice of Orange (Dutch: Maurits van Oranje) (14 November 1567 – 23 April 1625) was stadtholder of all the provinces of the Dutch Republic except for Friesland from 1585 at earliest until his death in 1625. Before he became Prince of Orange upon the death of his eldest half-brother Philip William in 1618, he was known as Maurice of Nassau.

On the obverse is the ruler in a ship in the inner circle. The reverse shows a radiant sun surrounded by crowned lions and lis. KM 6; Friedberg 277; P&W Ut 20; Delmonte, Or 958.
Scarce in low quality circulated grades but EXCEEDINGLY RARE in this quality. Stunning sharply struck lustrous gem, the finest certified example of the type and quite likely the finest surviving example.


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