53. 1648 funeral medal of Hiëronymus Hirnius

53. 1648 funeral medal of Hiëronymus Hirnius

1648, funeral medal of Hiëronymus Hirnius, Lutheran minister of Rotterdam: skull and bones with hourglass: Dn. M. Hieronymus Hirnius van Maachden Borgh, Predicant Der Luthersche Gemeente tot Rotterdam Obijt 30 Martij 1648 (Rev. Hieronymus Hirnius from Magdeburg, minister of the Lutheran congregation of Rotterdam, deceased March 30th 1648). Reverse: palm tree branche: Gerust In ’t Midden van de Baeren (Medius tranquillus in undis) (Rested in the middle of heavy seas). Psalm 126 De Welcke met Tranen Hier Saaijen, die Sullen daar namaals met Blijdschap Maeijen (May those who sow in tears reap with shouts of joy.) Given to the bearers of the corps, no image, only known out of the literature, silver,...

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54. 1736, Commemoration of the founding of the Lutheran Church of Rotterdam

54. 1736, Commemoration of the founding of the Lutheran Church of Rotterdam

1736, Commemoration of the founding of the Lutheran Church of Rotterdam: city-view with coat of arms of Rotterdam and those of the mayors: J. Van Meel, Mr H. Van de Stael, Mr. A. Deynoot and Mr. H. Pelt, subscription: De leden die Godts Geest in Christus komt vereenen.(The members through the spirit of God in Christ united). Reverse: exterior of the church, inscription: Verstrekken dit gebou tot levendige steenen.(are the living stones of this building). Below the coat of arms of: A.gatha M.aria Crol and D.aniel De Jong Iun.ior, two children of distinguished members of the congregation. Legend: Eersten steen gel.egd D.en 5 oct.ober 1733, voltooid 1736.( First Stone laid on October the 5th 1733, completed 1736) Signature: M. Holtzhey fecit. Medallist: Martinus Holtzhey, silver and bronze, 49...

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55. 1741 Token for the poor

55. 1741 Token for the poor

1741, token for the poor: Van / de Luyterse Diacony / Binnen / Rotterdam / 1741, met klop “20” (From the Lutheran Diakonia of Rotterdam 1741, stamped with “20”), reverse: blanco or with inscription:voor de weekdagen (for weekdays), lead, 25 and 36 mm.

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57. 1940 Commemoration of the bombing attack on Rotterdam

57. 1940 Commemoration of the bombing attack on Rotterdam

1940, commemoration of the bombing attack on Rotterdam, Lutheran church destroyed: the church-building in flames, subscription: Evang. Luthersche Kerk Rotterdam, 1736-1940. reverse: poem on flames: Wat tussen bouw en brand bestond, verging…in weinige uren. Maar niet wat men te doen hier vond. Want dat zal eeuwig duren. (What existed between foundation and the fire, Perished … in a few hours. But not the things that were done. Because that is an eternal challenge. Poem by J. Spliethoff Medallist: Maarten L. Pauw, copper 60...

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