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Lot 30217

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30217
Date 1379-93
Country Netherlands
Service Catalog # 661000
Denomination Florin
Description Utrecht-Bishopric. Floris van Wevelinghoven (1379-93) gold Florin ND, Deventer mint, Fr-175, AU55 NGC. FLOR?n : ?P | C : TR?I?CT', half bust of bishop facing, bearing scepter, beneath a gothic dais; the arms of Wevelinghoven below / + MOn?T? o nOV? o FLOR?nI o R?n?nS, arms of Deventer and Wevelinghoven within hexalobe. Mint luster abounds on this Rhenish gold specimen. The devices are all quite clear with little evidence of striking weakness. There are no noteworthy abrasions apparent on the generous-sized flan. A very early type, this is only the second gold issue of the Bishopric of Utrecht. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson. Realized $6,462.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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