Auction: 355 - The Numismatic Collector's Series Sale at NY INC, Grand Hyatt
French New World. Louis XIV (1643-1715). On the Recovery of the French Colony at Cayenne, 1676. Medal. Bronze, 42mm. By J. Mauger. Peruked head right, rev. Neptune, rising from the sea, driving a shell-chariot drawn by four sea-horses, and holding a trident and French banner; BATAVIS CAESIS, CAYANA RECUPERATA M.DC.LXXVI in ex. (the Dutch slain, Cayenne recovered). Betts 50, Van Loon III, 188. Die cud upper left reverse. Deep reddish-brown. EF-AU.