Flanders 1567 daalder Dav-8650

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JEan Elsen sale 109, lot 1062
Flanders 1567 rixdaalder rev JElsen 109-1062.jpg
This specimen was lot 1062 in Jean Elsen sale 109 (Brussels, June 2011), where it sold for 440 euros ($744 including buyer's fee). The catalog description[1] noted,
"VLAANDEREN, Graafschap, Filips II (1555-1598), AR Bourgondische rijksdaalder, 1567, Brugge. Droit : Vuurijzer op stokkenkruis. Revers : Gekroond wapenschild omringd door de keten van het Gulden Vlies. Mooie patina. Afkomstig uit verzameling Symkens en uit onze veiling 54, 13-15 juni 1998, 1930. bijna Prachtig. (County of Flanders, Philip II of Spain, 1555-98, silver Burgundian rijksdaler of 1567, Bruges mint. Obverse: Burgundian cross; reverse: crowned arms, Order of the Golden Fleece around. Nice patina, nearly Very Fine. From Jean Elsen sale 54, June 1998, lot 1930.)"
Flanders, along with several other Dutch provinces, issued daalders during the sixteenth century. This issue bears Philip II's name.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28,97 g.

Catalog reference: G.H., 240-7; Delm., 93, Davenport-8650.

Source:

  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, Vente Publique 109, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses fils, S.A., 2011.

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