HOLLANDIA SHIP WRECK, 1742 SILVER

HOLLANDIA SHIP WRECK, 1742 SILVER "RIDER" DUCATOON

Code: 10413

£175.00
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Netherlands, Overijssel 1742 silver “Rider” Ducatoon

Obverse: Mounted Knight holding sword, above crowned arms of Overyssel, with legend surrounding: MO NO ARG CONF – OE BELG PRO TRANS
Reverse: Crowned arms with lion supporters, date in cartouche below, with legend surrounding: CONCORDIA RES PARVAE CRESCUNT
KM 80
43 mm in diameter, 30.8 grams.

 

From the famous Hollandia Shipwreck, The Hollandia was a Dutch East Indiaman which wrecked on Annet, Isles of Scilly on 13th July 1743, causing 276 fatalities. The wreck was discovered by Rex Cowan in 1971.
 

*Complete with an original Hollandia wreck certificate with signatures from Rex Cowan and Jack Gayton from the Royal Navy.