Head and tail of a medallion bearing a map of Batavia
Anoniem / Anonymous
Illustration of the front and back of a medallion.
On the face, a bird's eye view map of Batavia with the castle shown bottom left and the city above, with the river in the middle.
The reverse of the medallion carries a text topped by Chinese characters and a text in Latin below: In perpetuam gratitudinis memoriam hoc munusculum nos cives Chynenses Bataviae L Mq obtulimus insigni heroi Iacobo Spexio Indiarum Orientalium Generali patrono nostro observando Anno 1632 Ady 25 novembris Bataviae.
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