Mint Year: 1555-1598 (not dated)
Mint Place: Holland (Netherlands)
Ruler: Philip II (Felipe II) of Spain.
Denomination: ½ Real d`Or (Half Gold Real)
Reference: Friedberg 68 ($600 in VF / $1000 in XF), Delmonte 135 (R4!).
Obverse: Bare, draped and armored bust of Philip II of Spain right. Privy mark (hand) below.
Legend: DOMINVS • MIHI • ADIVTOR • (privy mark: hand) •
Translation: "The Lord is my helper!"
Reverse: Crowned shield with Spanish coat-of-arms.
Legend: • PHS • D:G • HISP • REX • DVX • BRA
Translation: "Philip by the grace of God King of Spain etc., Duke of Brabant"