Thorn 1569 rijksdaalder Dav-8672

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Jean Elsen sale 118, lot 971
Thorn 1569 rijksdaalder rev JElsen 118-971.jpg
This specimen was lot 971 in Jean Elsen sale 118 (Brussels, September 2013), where it sold for €350 (about US$552 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"THORN, Abdij, Margaretha van Brederode (1557-1577), AR rijksdaalder, 1569, Met titel van Maximiliaan II. Droit: Versierd wapenschild met vier leeuwen tussen M-DB, onder de Madonna met kind tussen het jaartal. Revers: Gekroonde rijksarend. Zeldzaam. Gereinigd. bijna Zeer Fraai (abbey of Thorn, Margaret of Brederode (1557-77), silver rijksdaalder of 1569, in the name of Maximilian II. Obverse: quartered arms supported by lions while the Madonna and Child divide the date; reverse: crowned imperial eagle. Rare, mounted, about very fine.)"
Davenport lists this type for 1569-70.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28,10 g.

Catalog reference: Delm-774; v.d.Ch., 18, 21; Lucas, 43; Dav-8672.

Source:

  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 118, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils S.A., 2013.

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