Zeeland 1791 ducaton Dav-1836

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 ANA sale, lot 23464
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This specimen was lot 23464 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $264. The catalog description[1] noted, "NETHERLANDS. Zeeland. Ducaton, 1791. PCGS Genuine--Environmental Damage, Unc Details Secure Holder. Nicely struck with patchy gray to dark gray toning. Details grade due to spots of thin black encrustation on both sides, though difficult to tell apart from merely dark toning." The specimen is one of a type issued for the province of Zeeland 1716-93. Each province of the Netherlands issued its own coins; besides Utrecht, there are coins for Deventer, Friesland, Gelderland, Groningen, Holland, Overyssel, West Friesland and Zeeland, not counting various local issues. The Netherlands were swallowed up in Napoleon's empire and after his fall, reconstituted as a kingdom.

Recorded mintage: unknown but not rare.

Specification: 32.78 g, .941 fine silver, .991 troy oz ASW, obliquely reeded edge.

Catalog reference: Dav-1836; KM-57.2.

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.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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