70. 1741 The building of the Lutheran Church of Middelburg
1741, medal commemorating the building of the Lutheran Church of Middelburg: the city of Middelburg as a woman, to the l. Religion, to the r. city-view of Middelburg. Legend: Munificentia SPQ Medioburg, inscription:Augustanam Confessionem Professis Area Ad Templum Aedific. Concessa/ By the benevolence of the council and the people of Middelburg the ground to build a church is granted to the confessors of the Augsburg Confession. Reverse: the building with swan, Religion in front of the church. Legend: Structa super lapidem non ruet ista domus/Dit huis op een rotssteen gebouwd, zal niet neerstorten, Lucas 6:48 (That one is like a man building a house, who dug deeply and laid the foundation on rock; when a flood arose, the river burst against that house but could not shake it, because it had been built well.)
Medallist: Martinus Holtzhey, silver 49 mm.