Westfriesland 1611 daalder Dav-4870
This specimen was lot 1888 in Stack's Coin Galleries sale (Irvine, July 2011), where it sold for $69. The catalog description noted, "NETHERLANDS. United Provinces. West Frisia. Lion Daalder, 1611. Standing Knight supports Dutch shield. Rv. Rampant lion. Typically crude planchet and strike. Cleaned. CHOICE VERY FINE." Lion daalders were struck in most of the provinces that today make up the Netherlands. This type is recorded in the SCWC for Westfriesland with various mintmarks for 1606-1700.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 27.7 grams.
Catalog reference: Dav-4870, KM-14.1.
- 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.
- Van Valen, Frank, and Vicken Yegparian, The July 2011 Coin Galleries Sale, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers Galleries, 2011.