1/4 stuiver noodmunt in tin Woerden 1576 NGC AU 55
Voorzijde: WOER / DEN, op een schild binnen parelrand
After the fall of Schoonhoven, the Spanish army closed in Woerden on September 8, 1575. After a siege of more than a year, the army lifted the siege, because it had to act against the Spanish mutiny in Flanders.
The city hall of Woerden houses nowaydays a late 16th century painting of the siege with a cartouche depicting a siege coin with the text “Met dit Gelt ‘t Wert verhaelt, Is ‘t krijgsvolk te Woerden betaelt”.