Zonnekroon - Charles V


Issuer Duchy of Guelders (Low countries feudal)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1544
Value 1 Zonnekroon (42/20)
Currency Gulden (1339-1543)
Composition Gold
Weight 3.27 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 318331
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References GH# 186.4,
Hendrik Enno Van Gelder, Marcel René Benoît Ghislain Hoc; 1960. Les Monnaies des Pays-Bas bourguignons et espagnols 1434-1713 : Répertoire général. J. Schulman, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Delmonte G# 625,
André Delmonte; 1978. Supplément au Benelux d'or. Jacques Schulman BV, Amsterdam.
And 1 more volumes.
Fr# 73
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.


Crowned coat of arms between two firesteels, sun above crown

Script: Latin

Lettering: CAROLVS· D· G· ROM· IMP· Z· HISP· REX· D· GEL.


Lily cross with double eagles and towers in the corners. Guelders cross

Script: Latin

Lettering: DA· MIHI· VIRTVTE· CONTRA· HOS· TV· 1544.


Also called 'Couronne d'Or'

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