Silver Dutch Six Stuiver Coin Pendant Dated 1751. Obverse: : Legend around crowned arms with lion rampant, dFate above, value (6 S) at sides of arms. Reverse: : Latin motto ITA RELINQUENDA UT ACCEPTA, translates to “Spend it as you receive it.” around three masted sailing ship. Ruler: United Provinces; Mint: Zeeland; Country: Netherlands. Framed in 14Kt yellow gold on "faceted" sterling silver hook bracelet. Dimensions; 1-3/16" diameter on 6" bracelet, 7-3/16" total . Certificate of authenticity. Netherlands declared their independence from Spanish domination in 1581 and became the republic of the United Netherlands. During the period 1600-1795, coins were struck by the various cities and provinces. The 6 Stuiver was affectionately known as a “Ship Shilling” by the sailors of the day, as they are the same size and about the same value as the British shilling of the day.
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