Overijssel 1764 silver ducat Dav-1842

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Heritage sale 3029, lot 30887
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This specimen was lot 30887 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $1,527.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Overijssel. Silver Ducat 1764, MS63 NGC. A choice example of this large silver type with aged silvery-gray patina and abundant mint luster. Highly elusive when certified as Mint State." This type was struck throughout the eighteenth century until 1794. Of the Dutch mints, the Utrecht mint is still in operation, striking euros.

Recorded mintage: 250,465.

Specification: 28.25 g, .873 fine silver, .793 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 88, Dav-1842.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • 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.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Stuart Levine and Bruce Lorich, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3029, featuring Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part III, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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