1775, Netherlands, Zeeland Province. Large Silver Knight Ducat Coin. VF+
Mint Year: 1775 Denomination: Silver Knight Ducat Province: Zeeland (mint mark: castle) Reference: Davenport 4914, KM-52.4. Condition: Cleaned, mint-made planchet imperfections (casting defects of the planchet), silver-test pin-sized hits, light corrosion scars, otherwise VF+ Weight: 28.05gm Diameter: 42mm Material: Silver
Obverse: Armored knight standing right, shouldering sword and holding crowned shield with arms of the Zeeland Province below. Legend: (privy mark castle) MON : NOV : ARG : PRO . CONFOED : BELG : COM : ZEL . Reverse: Crowned shield of the Netherlands (crowned rampart lion welding sword and holding thunderbolts), splitting date (17-75). Legend: CONCORDIA . RESPARVAE . CRESCUNT . - "Through concord little things grow (Union is strength!)"