PHIL IIII D G HISP ET INDIAR REX around the crowned arms of Philip IV, date in fields (16-27) / ARCHID AVST DVX BVRG BRAB Zc. 32mm, 6.89 grams. Brabant mint. KM 54.3.
A marquisate in medieval time. In 1578 Don John of Austria, the hero of Lepanto, died here. The area and town were much fought over even into modern times.