Holland 1757 duit

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from Heritage sale 3049, lot 31239
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This specimen was lot 31239 in Heritage sale 3049 (Long Beach, September 2016), where it sold for $587.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Holland Provincial silver Duit 1757 MS67 NGC, Dordrecht mint. Brilliant mint luster, with no apparent flaws other than a slightly soft strike on the obverse. This is the only silver example of a Duit with this date certified by either NGC or PCGS." Duits were issued in copper 1702, 1707-17, 1720-23, 1739-42, 1749, 1754, 1765-69, 1780 and also in silver (KM 80a) and gold (KM 80b). A gold duit = double ducat.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: KM 80: 3.84 g, copper; KM 80a: silver; KM 80b: 6.95 g, gold.

Catalog reference: KM 80a.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Delmonte, A., Le Bénélux D'or, Amsterdam: Jacques Schulman N.V., 1964, with supplements to 1977.
  • van der Wis, Jan, and Tom Passon, Catalogus van de Nederlandse Munten geslagen sind bet aantreden van Philips II tot aan het einde van de Bataafse Republiek (1555-1806), 2nd ed., Apeldoorn, Netherlands: Omni-Trading b.v., 2009.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World Coin Auction 3049, featuring the Ohio Valley Collection, the Redwood Collection and the F.P. Briand Collection, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2016.

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