2 Ducats

Features

Issuer Abbey of Beromünster (Lucerne)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1720
Value 2 Ducat (8)
Currency Thaler (1713-1797)
Composition Silver
Weight 6.87 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 194060
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Obverse

Helmeted, oval coat of arms on carved cartouche.

Script: Latin

Lettering: BERO COM · DE LENZB · ECCL · BERON · FUNDAVIT A˚. 720.

Translation:
Latin (unabridged): Bero Comes de Lensburg Ecclesiae Beronensis fundavit Anno 720
English: Cound Bero of Lensburg founded the Church of Bero in the year 720

Reverse

The archangel Michael with a drawn flame sword and shield striding to the left, the defeated devil crouching on the ground below.

Script: Latin

Lettering: COLLEG . BERO . SUIS . BENEV . D . D .

Translation:
Latin (unabridged): Collegium Beronense suis benevolis dono dedit
English: The Beronese College gave its gift willingly

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1720 

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