Holland 1780 ducaton Dav-1827

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Jean Elsen sale 121, lot 1508
Holland 1780 ducaton rev JElsen 121-1508.jpg
This specimen was lot 1508 in Jean Elsen sale 121 (Brussels, June 2014), where it sold for €160 (about US$256 including buyers' fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"NEDERLAND, HOLLAND, Provincie, AR dukaton (zilveren rijder), 1780, Droit: Ridder te paard nue radié boven het gekroond provinciewapen. Revers: Gekroond generaliteitswapen gehouden door twee leeuwen. Gereinigd. goede Zeer Fraai. (Netherlands, province of Holland, silver ducaton of 1780. Obverse: mounted knight rides over the crowned provincial arms; reverse: crowned arms of the Generality supported by two lions. Cleaned, good Very fine.)"
The SCWC notes that the regular issues from Holland run 1672-94, 1716-21 and 1734-93.

Recorded mintage: 90,000 for 1779-80.

Specification: 32.78 g, .941 fine silver, this specimen 32,82 g.

Catalog reference: Davenport 1827, KM 90.2, Verk., 42, 1; Delm., 1014.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • 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]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 121, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils S.A., 2014.

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