Zeeland 1790 1/2 ducaton

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Sincona sale 26, lot 3537
This specimen was lot 3537 in Sincona sale 26 (Zurich, October 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"1/2 Dukaton 1790. Vorzüglich. Kl. Schrötlingsfehler am Rand (province of Zeeland, half ducaton of 1790, extremely fine, hairlines on rim.)"
This type was struck in Zeeland 1766-93 in some numbers but is much scarcer than the accompanying ducaton (Dav-1836).

Recorded mintage: 339,000.

Specification: 16.39 g, .941 fine silver, .495 troy oz ASW, this specimen 16.25 g.

Catalog reference: Delmonte 1052, KM 102.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • 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]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 26, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.

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