Utrecht 1616 daalder Dav-4863
This specimen was lot 4145 in Stack's-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $123.38. The catalog description noted, "NETHERLANDS. Utrecht. Lion Daalder (48 Stuivers), 1616. NGC AU Details--Scratches. Of typical crude manufacture. A couple of scratches on reverse. Slightly doubled otherwise nice strike with attractive light grey toning." Lion daalders were struck in most of the provinces that today make up the Netherlands. This type is recorded in the SCWC for Utrecht for 1606-34. other lion daalders were struck in Utrecht 1634-52 (KM 30), 1636-69 (KM 32.1), 1640-42 (KM 32.2), 1674-76 (KM 59.1), 1679-83 (KM 59.2), 1679-1700 (KM 72). Most dates are common but choice specimens are rare as striking quality was low.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 27.68 g, .750 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-13; Dav-4863.
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