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    EUROPEAN COINS AND MEDALS NETHERLANDS - ID: 2330

    Submitter: Jean-Luc VAN DER SCHUEREN

    Added: 2010-02-14

    Source: IAPN member contribution

    Region: NETHERLANDS

    Metal: Gold

    Denomination: Ducat

    Netherlands, Haarlem

    AU-Obsidional Ducat
    Siege of 1572, Uniface elongated octagon or oblong Gold planchet, it bears different stamps. The largest being a shield-shaped central stamp of the City Arms, showing an upright sword with cross at its tip surrounded by four 6-pointed stars. A single six-pointed star appears in a tiny punched shield above the sword. At base is a roughly rectangular punch bearing the date in raised numerals, at right and impinging on the central device is a rampant lion shield.
    30 x 19.5mm, 3.05 gr
    Never submitted to the I.B.S.C.C. for examination.