1743 Netherlands Gold Ducat, Holland. Tied for Finest Known!

$3,240.00 USD

The Gold Ducat was a widely recognized and trusted trade coin in Europe, known for its stable weight and fineness. The Dutch version was first minted in the late 16th century and played a significant role in international commerce during the Dutch Golden Age.
The obverse typically features a standing knight in armor, holding a bundle of arrows that represent the unity of the Dutch provinces.
The reverse usually displays an inscription within an ornamented square, often including the phrase "MO. ORD. PROVIN. FOEDER. BELGAD. LEGIMP," which translates to "Gold coin of the United Provinces of the Netherlands according to the law of the empire".