Utrecht 1613 rijksdaalder Dav-4836

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Jean Elsen sale 144, lot 1825
This specimen was lot 1821 in Jean Elsen sale 144 (Brussels, March 2020), where it sold for €240 (about US$316 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"NEDERLAND, UTRECHT, Provincie, AR Nederlandse rijksdaalder, 1613. Vz/ Geharnast bb. r. met zwaard en provinciewapen. Kz/ Gekroond Generaliteitswapen. Zeldzaam Barstjes. Zeer Fraai. (Netherlands, province of Utrecht, Dutch rixdollar of 1613. Obverse: armored and laureate bust with sword and provincial arms; reverse: arms of the Generality. Rare date, Very Fine.)"
This type was struck 1606-31, 1648, 1687-88 and in a modified form (Dav-4838) 1650-61, 1668, 1683-88, 1693-1700. It is roughly the same rarity as the prinsendaalders of Zeeland (Dav-4844) and Westfriesland (Dav-4842).

Recorded mintage: unknown but not rare.

Specification: 29.03 g, 0.885 fine silver, this specimen 28,25 g.

Catalog reference: KM 14, Delm. 942; CNM 2.43.78; Dav-4836.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 144, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils S.A., 2020.

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