Thorn 1570 rijksdaalder Dav-8672

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Jean Elsen sale 137, lot 818
This specimen was lot 818 in Jean Elsen sale 137 (Brussels, June 2018), where it sold for €700 (about US$974 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"THORN, Abdij, Margaretha van Brederode (1557-1577), AR rijksdaalder, 1570. Met titel van Maximiliaan II. Vz/ Versierd wapenschild met vier leeuwen tussen M-DB, onder de Madonna met kind tussen het jaartal. Kz/ Gekroonde rijksarend. Mooie patina. Zeer Fraai. (abbey of Thorn, Margaretha van Brederode, 1557-77, silver rixdollar of 1570, struck in the name of Maximilian II. Obverse: quartered arms with four lions divides M - DB, Madonna and Child above, dividing the date; reverse: crowned imperial eagle. Nice patina, very fine.)"
Davenport lists this type for 1569-70.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28,95 g.

Catalog reference: Delm-774; Dav-8672.

Source:

  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 137, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2018.

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