COIN
Silver Rider Ducaton - Province of Holland
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
Republic of the Netherlands
Denomination
1 Ducaton
Minted Date/Year
1767 CE
Coin Type
Circulation Coin
Punch / Orientation
↑↑ Medal
Front Legend
MO : NO : ARG : CON FOE : BELG : HOL.
Back Legend
CONCORDIA RES PARVÆ CRESCUNT. 1767
Head of State
Prince William V, Prince of Orange-Nassau
Mint
Amsterdam
Composition
Silver
Coin Edge
Milled/Reeded - Vertical
Coin Shape
Round - Circular
Diameter
43 mm
Weight
32.5 g
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Very Fine
CATALOG INFORMATION
2.18.66
Catalogus van de Nederlandse Munten 1555-1805 (Tom Passon)
KM#90
Krause
Silver Rider Ducaton - Province of Holland
During the circulation of the coin, the Netherlands were still a Republic, more or less in charge was Prince Willem V - Orange Nassau (1748-1806) with his official function was "Stadtholder".
 
MO.NO. ARG. CON . FOE. BELG. PRO: HOL.
New silver money of the United States of the Netherlands issued (by the province of): Holland
 
CONCORDIA RES PARVÆ CRESCUNT
Render: CONCORDIA RES PARVAE CRESCUNT
Latin: Small states flourish by concord
 
The scripts on both side of the coins are read from the top of the coin to the right.

Rate
1 Dutch Silver Ducaton = 63 Stivers = 3 Guilders and 15 cents.

Title
x Netherlands, Holland, Dukaton or Silver Rider, 1767,
knight galloping right, rev. crowned arms (Dav.1827; Del.1014), ...
 
Description
Netherlands, Holland, Dukaton or Silver Rider,
1767, knight galloping right, rev. crowned arms (Dav.1827; Del.1014)

Mintplace is Dordrecht (rose) and shield (right after HOL) in general, although in some cases coins were minted in Amsterdam = shield with 3 XXX vertical (rare).

Note: Mentioned of grafiti on the Rider's side. But cannot confirm whether contemporary or not.




P/S: Special thank you for Andres of who was really generous to share his knowledge about this particular coin. I have this coin since 2008, but it took me 4 years to learn about it.
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