Overijssel 1590 rijksdaalder Dav-8518

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Jean Elsen sale 115, lot 1251
Overijssel 1590 rijksdaalder rev JElsen 115-1251.jpg
This specimen was lot 1251 in Jean Elsen sale 115 (Brussels, December 2012) where it sold for €340 (about US$519 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"NEDERLAND, OVERIJSSEL, De Staten in opstand, AR Bourgondische rijksdaalder, 1590, Met titel van Philips II. Droit: Bourgondisch kruis. Revers: Gekroond wapenschild, omringd door de keten van het Gulden Vlies. Zeldzaam. Vlekjes kopergroen op kz. Mooie patina. Ex HSA 6966. Zeer Fraai à Prachtig. (Province of Overijssel, burgundian rixdollar of 1590, in the name of Philip II; obverse: Burgundian cross; reverse: crowned arms, Order of the Golden Fleece around. Rare, some verdigris, nice patina, very fine to extremely fine.)"
Overijssel went on to issue many coins as part of the independent Netherlands until the time of Napoleon.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28,99 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-8518, G.H., 240-17b; Delm-805; CNM 2.38.16.

Source:

  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • 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 115: Collection Huntington, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2012.

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