Holland 1739 stuiver

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Sincona sale 43, lot 3649
This specimen was lot 3649 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it sold for 250 CHF (about US$298 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"THE NETHERLANDS | Province of Holland, 1/2 Dukat 1739. Goldabschlag von den Stempeln des Stübers. Vorzüglich. Leicht berieben. (province of Holland, half ducat of 1739, struck on stuiver dies. Extremely fine, Slightly polished.)"
This type was struck in Holland 1738-40 and 1760-64 of debased silver, after which the denomination was retired. The catalog also records a lengthy series struck in gold. The gold stuiver weighed half a ducat.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.75 g, .986 fine gold, this specimen 1.70 g.

Catalog reference: KM 91a, Delm. 280.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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