Utrecht 1631 ducat Fr-284

From CoinFactsWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
from Jean Elsen sale 111, lot 1367
Utrecht 1631 ducat rev JElsen 111-1367.jpg
This specimen was lot 1367 in Jean Elsen sale 111 (Brussels, December 2011), where it sold for 360 euro (about US$554 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"NEDERLAND, UTRECHT, Provincie, AV dukaat met de ridder, 1631, Droit : Staande ridder n.r. met zwaard en pijlenbundel. Revers : Tekst in versierd vierkant. Uit onze veiling 42, 16 décember 1995, 1915. Zeer Fraai. (Netherlands, province of Utrecht, gold "rider" ducat of 1631. Obverse: standing kngiht with sword and bundle of arrows; reverse: four lines of text. From our sale 42 (December 1995), lot 1915; very fine.)"
This type was struck in Utrecht steadily from 1587 to 1717 without any significant design change.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.50 g, .986 gold, .110 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3,43 g.

Catalog reference: Verk., 98, 3; Delm., 963; Fr-284, KM 7.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • 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.
  • 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]Elsen, Philippe, Vente Publique 111, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses fils, S.A., 2011.

Link to: