Zeeland 1796 silver ducat Dav-1848

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Jean Elsen sale 122, lot 1167
Zeeland 1796 silver ducat rev JElsen 122-1167.jpg
This specimen was lot 1167 in Jean Elsen sale 122 (Brussels, September 2014), where it sold for €360 (about US$551 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"NEDERLAND, De Bataafse Republiek (1795-1806), AR zilveren dukaat, 1796, Zeeland. Droit: Ridder n.r. met zwaard en provinciewapen. Revers: Gekroond generaliteitswapen. Zeer Zeldzaam. Iets zwak. Klein defekt aan de rand. goede Zeer Fraai. (Netherlands, Batavian Republic (1795-1806), silver ducat of 1796, Zeeland mint. Obverse: knight holds sword and provincial arms; reverse: crowned arms of the Generality. Small edge defect, very scarce, good very fine.)"
This type was struck throughout the eighteenth century for the United Provinces until 1794 and then for the Batavian Republic 1795-98.

Recorded mintage: 99,000.

Specification: 28.25 g, .873 fine silver; this specimen is 28,24 g.

Catalog reference: Sch., 62, Dav-1848, KM 10.6.

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.
  • [1]Philippe Elsen et al., Vente Publique 122: Collection de monnaies chinoises, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S. A., 2014.

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