Amsterdam, Botanical Garden


Date 1761
Metal Red copper
Shape round
Dimensions 50 mm
Medallist J.J. Verhel
Rarity Extremely Rare
Obverse: Horti Med Amstel Liber Ingressus

Reverse: Maximus Aegri Auxiliator Adest.

Token given to the medical and apothecary students to allow entrance into the Amsterdam botanical garden.

May be issued by the Amsterdam College of Medicine (to be confirmed).

One specimen appears in the collection of the Library of the French National Academy of Medicine

Reference: Gerald D. Hart, English token coins and Medicine, Canad. Med. Ass. J., 95, 1966
Photo: BIU Santé Médecine, Université Paris Descartes