Netherlands 1807 ducat Fr-325
"Dukat 1807. Utrecht. Sehr schön. (Batavian Republic, ducat of 1807, Utrecht mint, very fine.)"Louis Napoleon was briefly the ruler of the Kingdom of Holland 1806-10. When he showed signs of independent thinking, his brother Napoleon evicted him and annexed the kingdom to the empire of France. The straight 7 in the date identifies this specimen as a Utrecht product.
Recorded mintage: about 622,000 struck at Utrecht (shown here) and 1,940,000 struck in Russia.
Specification: 3.43 g, .983 fine gold, .108 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3.41 g.
Catalog reference: Schulman 119. Fr-325, KM 26.2.
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