1646, Netherlands, Zwolle (City). Large Silver Lion Daalder (Dog Dollar) Coin.
Mint Year: 1646 Reference: Davenport 4885, KM-36. R! Region: Zwolle (Overijssel Province, Netherlands) Denomination: Lion Dollar / Dog Dollar (Leeuwendaalder in Dutch), also 48 Stuiver Condition: Nicely struck for issue with a mint-made planchet-split at 7 o’clock, otherwise XF! Diameter: 42mm Weight: 26.96gm Material: Silver
Obverse: Standing knight left, head right, in front of his legs arms shield bearing a St. Michael (killing the dragon). Legend: MO : ARG . CIVITA . (shield) . ZWOL . AL : IMP
Reverse: Heraldic lion left with long ornate S-like tail. Date in legend. Legend: * DA : PACEM : DOM : IN : DIEBVS : NOST : I646 Translated: "God, give us peace at these days!"
Zwolle is a municipality and the capital city of the province of Overijssel, Netherlands, 120 kilometers northeast of Amsterdam.