2 Ducats

2 Ducats - obverse2 Ducats - reverse

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Features

Issuer City of Geneva
Period Lordship and Republic of Geneva (1534-1798)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1654-1690
Value 2 Ducats (5.5)
Currency Thaler (1535-1792)
Composition Gold
Weight 7 g
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 189369
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References HMZ 2# 309,
Jürg Richter, Ruedi Kunzmann; 2006. Der neue HMZ-Katalog / Band. 2. Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins : 15./16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart. Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
Fr# 254,
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, United States.
Fr# 255,
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, United States.
Divo/Tob17# 1654,
Jean-Paul Divo, Edwin Tobler; 1987. Die Münzen der Schweiz im 17. Jahrhundert. Bank Leu AG, Zürich, Switzerland.
KM# 46
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Arms on breast of imperial eagle, crown above.

Script: Latin

Lettering: · POST * TENEBRAS * LVX · AC

Reverse

Legend within ornamented square.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
DVCATVS
REIPVBI
GENEVEN
· SIS ·
1654

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1654 AB
1655 AC
1656 AC
1657 AC
1658 AC
1659 A·C
1660 AC
1662 AC
1663 AC
1664 AC
1665 Æ
1666 Æ
1674 Æ
ND (1675) Æ
1690 CL struck in 1692

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