Utrecht 1598 ducat Fr-284

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Goldberg sale 72, lot 5081
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins and Collectibles
Utrecht in 1648

This specimen was lot 5081 in Goldberg sale 72 (Los Angeles, February 2013), where it sold for $391. The catalog description[1] noted, "Netherlands - Utrecht. Ducat, 1598. Standing knight. Reverse: Tablet with legend. NGC graded AU-50." This type was struck with little change until the fall of the republic in 1794.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-284, KM-7.

Source:

  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg sale 72: The Pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient and World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2013.
  • 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.

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