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Peg tankard

Date:
last quarter 17th century
Culture:
Norwegian
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 7 9/16 in. (19.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of R. M. Olyphant, 1957
Accession Number:
57.148
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on cover, around coin: I E S 1690 K E D L H S T(?) O D

On cover, on obverse of coin, raised: FRIDER III D.G. M.B.S. P[R?][-]A & E[?]L[?] (very doubtful)

On cover, reverse of coin, raised: MONETA NOVA 2/3 BRANDENB.1690

On cover, reverse of coin, left and right of royal arms: L.C. / S.

Engraved on body of tankard above arms: Sir John Lambert of London, Knight.

Engraved on body of tankard on one side: Annual Cruise / NEW YORK YACHT CLUB / 1906 / VICE COMMODORE'S CUP / Presented by / VICE COMMODORE HENRY WALTERS / Squadron Run / MORRIS COVE TO NEW LONDON / Won by / "VENONA".
R. M. Olyphant (until 1957; to MMA)
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