Nijmegen 1688 daalder

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Jean Elsen sale 121, lot 1521
Nijmegen 1688 daalder rev JElsen 121-1521.jpg
This specimen was lot 1521 in Jean Elsen sale 121 (Brussels, June 2014), where it sold for €2,400 (about US$3,844 including buyers' fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"NEDERLAND, NIJMEGEN, Stad, AR daalder van 30 stuiver, 1688, Droit: Staande ridder met opgeheven zwaard en met voor zich het gekroonde stadswapen. Mmt. morenkop. Revers: Stadswapen gehouden door twee leeuwen. Zeldzaam. Prachtig. (Netherlands, city of Nijmegen, silver daalder of thirty stuivers of 1688. Obverse: standing knight with sword supports the crowned city arms. Mintmark: moor's head. Reverse: city arms supported by two lions. Scarce, extremely fine.)"
This daalder of thirty stuivers is listed in the SCWC for 1688-89 only. Despite the limited issue, it doesn't receive a high catalog value.

Recorded mintage: 94,895 for 1688-89.

Specification: 15.88 g, .906 fine silver, this specimen 15,05 g.

Catalog reference: Verk., 21, 4; Delm., 1077; Passon, 83; CNM 2.36.20, KM 30.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 121, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils S.A., 2014.

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