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Past Exhibition

Inauguration of the New Town Hall, Amsterdam

Silver medal depicting Mercury, god of Commerce, flying above the new Town Hall holding the caduceus and a hat signifying Liberty. The Nieuwe Kerk to the right, Amphion seated in the foreground, and the arms of Amsterdam. In the middle ground, a crowd of onlookers.

Juriaen Pool I (1618–1669)
Inauguration of the New Town Hall, Amsterdam, dated 1655
Silver, struck
Diam.: 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm)
Scher Collection

Cat. 88