Gelderland 1567 daalder Dav-8497

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Jean Elsen sale 109, lot 1558
Gelderland 1567 daalder rev JElsen 109-1558.jpg
This specimen was lot 1558 in Jean Elsen sale 109 (Brussels, June 2011), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"NEDERLAND, GELDERLAND, Hertogdom, Filips II (1555-1581), AR Bourgondische rijksdaalder, 1567, Nijmegen. Droit : Bourgondisch kruis. Revers : Gekroond wapenschild, omringd door de keten van het Gulden Vlies. Zeer Fraai. (Duchy of Gelderland, Philip II of Spain, 1555-81, silver Burgundian rijksdaler of 1567, Nijmegen mint. Obverse: Burgundian cross; reverse: crowned arms, Order of the Golden Fleece around. Very Fine.)"
Gelderland, along with several other Dutch provinces, issued daalders during the sixteenth century. This issue, from before the province rebelled against Spanish (and Catholic) rule, bears Philip II's name. This specimen was previously offered as lot 1387 in Jean Elsen sale 108.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 29,22 g.

Catalog reference: G.H., 240-6; Delm., 92; Davenport-8497.

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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