100 1793 Amsterdam

Amsterdam, 1793, Inauguration of the church of the Restored Lutheran Congregation, August 28th  1793, in honour of Reverend Johannes Hamelau: In the background the church building under heavenly light, in foreground Reverend Hamelau to the r.. Legend: Dominu Johannis Hamelau 1793. And: God alleen de eere. (Only God the honour). Johannes Hamelau 1737-1804, became a minister in Amsterdam in 1791. Rev. Hamelau was the first minister of the restored congregation after the separation from the original congregation. Reverse: Op de plegtige inwijding van de nieuw gebouwde kerk by de Herstelde Luthersche Gemeente, binnen Amsterdam, op den 28de van Oogstmaand Ao. 1793, door den W:el Eerw.aarden en Z.eer Geleerd.en Heer Johannes Hamelau. (On the solemn inauguration of the new built church of the Restored Lutheran Congregation of Amsterdam, on the 28th of the harvest month 1793 by the Reverend Johannes Hamelau. Text Exodus XX L.aatste ged.eelte van Vers 24: “Op elke plaats waar ik mijn naam wil laten noemen, zal ik naar jullie toekomen en je zegenen”. (In every

place where I cause my name to be remembered I will come to you and bless you.)

 

Silver, 60 mm, engraved

 

Amsterdam, 1793

Amsterdam, 1793

Amsterdam, 1793

Amsterdam, 1793