Westfriesland 1759 ducaton Dav-1834

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 10575
Westfriesland 1759 ducaton rev Ponterio 169-10575.jpg

This specimen was lot 10575 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $499. The catalog description[1] noted, "NETHERLANDS. West Freisland. Ducation, 1759. PCGS AU-53 Secure Holder. Toned, lustrous." This type was issued in various forms throughout the eighteenth century until 1793, when revolutionary French armies occupied the United Provinces and terminated their independence.

Recorded mintage: 413,594 for 1755-60.

Specification: 32.78 g, .941 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-1834; KM-127.1.


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