Zeeland 1779 silver ducat Dav-1848

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Jean Elsen list 265, lot 878
Zeeland 1779 ducat rev JElsen 265-878.jpg
This specimen was lot 878 in Jean Elsen list 265 (Brussels, July-September 2013) where it was offered for €120 (about US$158 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"NEDERLAND, ZEELAND, Provincie, AR zilveren dukaat, 1779, Droit: Ridder n.r. met zwaard en provinciewapen. Revers: Gekroond Generaliteitswapen. Zwak uitgemunt. Zeer Fraai. (Netherlands, province of Zeeland, silver ducat of 1779. Obverse: standing knight supports the provincial arms; reverse: crowned arms of the Generality. Weakly struck, very fine.)"
This type was struck throughout the eighteenth century until 1794.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.25 g, .873 fine silver; this specimen is 27.69 g.

Catalog reference: Verk., 87, 1; Delm-976, Dav-1848, KM 128.2.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • Delmonte, A., Le Bénélux D'or, Amsterdam: Jacques Schulman N.V., 1964, with supplements to 1977.
  • 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.
  • [1]Philippe Elsen et al., Liste 265, Juillet-Septembre 2013, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S. A., 2013.

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