Deventer-Kampen-Zwolle (1554) daalder Dav-8532

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Jean Elsen sale 123, lot 1281
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Deventer, Kampen and Zwolle in 1648
This specimen was lot 1281 in Jean Elsen sale 123 (Brussels, December 2014), where it sold for €850 (about US$1,235 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"NEDERLAND, DE DRIE RIJKSSTEDEN, (Deventer, Kampen en Zwolle), AR Karolusdaalder, z.j. (1553 ?), Deventer. Droit: MO' NO' TRIVM CIVITATVM IMPERIALVM Geharnast bb. van Keizer Karel radié met kroon, rijksappel en zwaard tot aan de rand. Revers: DAVENTRIE CAMPENSIS ZWOLLENSIS De verbonden drie stedenwapens. Zeldzaam. Lichte montagesporen aan de rand (?) en krasjes op vz. Zeer Fraai. (Netherlands, the three imperial cities of Deventer, Kampen and Zwolle, silver Carolus dollar without date (c. 1553), Deventer mint. Obverse: crowned and armored bust of emperor Charles bearing a sword; reverse: the arms of the three cities, chained together. Scarce, perhaps mounted, some scratches, very fine.)"
The towns of Deventer, Kampen and Zwolle are in central Overijssel and banded together in the mid-sixteenth century to issue coinage.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28,35 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-8532, v.d.Ch., 5, 19; Fortuyn Drooglever, 34a; Delm., 671.

Source:

  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 115: Collection Huntington, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2012.

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