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Matanzas, Cuba. Dutch capture Spanish Treasure fleet, 1628

Matanzas, Cuba. Dutch capture Spanish Treasure fleet, 1628 Silver medal

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    This medal commemorates a naval battle during the Eighty Years' War in which a Dutch squadron led by Admiral Piet Heyn defeated an entire Spanish treasure fleet in Matanzas Bay, Cuba.