Dutch Republic Silver Two Stuivers, Kampen-Gulden, 1678/9

Denomination: Silver 2 stuivers

Period: Dutch Republic

Date: 1678/9

Origin: Kampen-Gulden province

Condition: Fine for type

Obverse: Three line inscription with city name and date, CAM PEN date

Reverse: Crowned rampant lion, left, holding sword and bundle of arrows, value either side 2S

Size and Weight: 21mm,1.27g

References: KM#71

Features and Provenance: During the 15th century when this coin was issued, the Netherlands was known as the Dutch Republic. After its formation the seven provinces worked together and had a 'Golden Age' of seafaring glory and colonial power, bringing great wealth. This allowed the support of the arts and refuge of the prosecuted. This baroque period produced such masters as Rembrandt, Vermeer and Frans Hals, definitely a Golden Age for the Dutch. 



Condition Summary. This varies with the age of coin and there are grades between

Uncirculated (U). As struck with no traces of wear

Extremely Fine (EF). Very slight traces of wear, all parts of legend etc present, visible and clear

Very Fine (VF). Some signs of wear on the higher parts of the relief, all parts of legend etc present, but maybe worn

Fine (F). Wear on the coin and parts of legend etc may be missing or not visible






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