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    - ID: 616

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1999-04-09

    Albert and Isabella, 1598-1621.

    Patagon n. d., Luxemburg.
    Av.: ALBERTVS.ET.ELISABET.DEI.GRATIA Burgundian cross with crown, crowned monograms.
    Rv.: .ARCHID.AVST.DVCES.BVRG.ET.LUXEN. Crowned arms in Order chain.
    27 g.

    Ref.: cf. Dav. 4436, BoC 18/2, 1993, p. 27, 1a.

    FAKE
    – The forger has altered the end of the rev. legend and replaced BRAB, or FLAN, with LVXEN (and running out of space!). The mint-mark on the obverse is incorrectly drawn, in as much as the lion on the original piece has no frame.