2 Goldgulden

Features

Issuer City of Basel
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1648
Value 2 Goldgulden (32)
Currency Thaler (1621- 1798)
Composition Gold (.900)
Weight 6.39 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 169246
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 109,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Fr# 24,
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA.
HMZ 2# 72b
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 2. Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins : 15./16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart. Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Obverse

Basilisk holds a large square-top shielded city arms.

Lettering: MONETA NOVA AVREIA BASILEENSIS

Reverse

Large orb in wreath.

Lettering: DOMINE CONSERVA NOS IN PACE

Comments

Varieties in style and legend exist:

Variant#1: Five petal flower above basilisk on obverse (the main photograph)

Variant#2: Six pointed star above basilisk on obverse:

© Image courtesy of Stacks Bowers
◦ Auctioned by Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio), NYINC Auction 2019, 11 January 2019, Lot 41397. Estimated at 7,000-10,000 USD.
◦ Auctioned by Stack's, Stack & Kroisos Collections Auction, 14 January 2008, Lot 3357. Estimated at 7,500-10,000 USD.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1648)  Variant 1
ND (1648)  Variant 2

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