ABEELE, Pieter van
(b. 1608, Middelburg, d. 1684, Amsterdam)

Commemorative Medal for Admiral Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp

1653
Silver, cast, chased and engraved, diameter 7 cm
Private collection

Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp (1598-1653) was an officer and later admiral in the Dutch navy. The commemorative medal was made in two clichés, mounted in a silver ring, with the double snake mark of Van Abeele.