Battle of Landen
Battle of Landen, silver-gilt medal, , 1693, by J. Boskam, bust of William III right, laureate with long hair in armour, rev. a falcon flying left pouncing on a heron, in the distance a town and battle scene, 60 mm (MI 86/303). Rubbed on the high points with a few edge knocks, otherwise good very fine and rare. £Sold
The reverse alludes to William as the heron, who when severely threatened by the hawk (Luxembourg) spears the attacker with his beak.
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