Zeeland 1757 silver ducat Dav-1848

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Jean Elsen sale 139, lot 1043
This specimen was lot 1043 in Jean Elsen sale 139 (Brussels, December 2018), where it sold for €340 (about US$454 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
" NEDERLAND, ZEELAND, Provincie, AR zilveren dukaat, 1757. Vz/ Ridder n.r. met zwaard en provinciewapen. Kz/ Gekroond Generaliteitswapen. Vlek op kz. bijna Prachtig. (Netherlands, province of Zeeland, silver ducat of 1757. Obverse: standing knight with sword, supporting the provincial arms; reverse: crowned arms of the Generality. Spot on reverse, about Extremely Fine.)"
This type was struck throughout the eighteenth century until 1794. The SCWC catalogs this as Dav-4914, which is only correct for the pre-1700 issues.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.25 g, .873 fine silver, .793 troy oz ASW, this specimen 27,88 g.

Catalog reference: Verk., 87, 1; Delm-976, KM 52.4, Dav-1848.


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