Deventer-Kampen-Zwolle 1568 daalder Dav-8537

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Jean Elsen sale 120, lot 1457
Deventer 1568 daalder rev JELsen 120-1457.jpg
Deventer, Kampen and Zwolle in 1648
This specimen was lot 1457 in Jean Elsen sale 120 (Brussels, March 2014) where it sold for €400 (about US$658 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"NEDERLAND, DE DRIE RIJKSSTEDEN, (Deventer, Kampen en Zwolle), AR arendrijksdaalder, 1568, Met titel van Maximiliaan II. Droit: De drie stedenwapens onder toernooihelmen, daaronder jaartal. Revers: Gekroonde rijksarend. Zeer Frai (Netherlands, the three Imperial cities (Deventer, Kampen and Zwolle), silver reichs thaler of 1568, in the name of Maximilian II. Obverse: the three city arms under a helmet, date below; reverse: crowned arms. Very fine.)"
The towns of Deventer, Kampen and Zwolle are in central Overijssel and banded together in the mid-sixteenth century to issue coinage. This type is listed for 1567-70, 1575, 1577-78.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 29,07 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-8537, Delm-676; Fortuyn Drooglever, 60; CNM 2.13.4.

Source:

  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, Vente Publique 120, Brussels: Jean Elsen & ses Fils, S.A., 2014.

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