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10 ducats
General information

Flagge Fürstentum Lippe County of Lippe-Detmold


10 ducats



Measurements and composition

35 g






Frederick Adolphus


Coat of arms of Lippe, year

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The 10 ducat coin was a trade coin issued by the County of Lippe-Detmold in 1712 and 1715, during the reign of Count Frederick Adolphus.

The coin is composed of .9859 fine gold and weighs approximately 35 grams. A right-facing effigy of Frederick Adolphus is featured on the obverse, accompanied by the legend "FRID • ADOLF • COM • ET • NOB • D • LIP •", which is inscribed around the coin's circumference. A crowned coat of arms of Lippe encircled by ribbons is displayed on the reverse with the inscription "IVSTVM • ET • DECORVM" ("just and honorable") and the year. An example of the coin in About Uncirculated (AU) condition was sold prior to 2010 by Stack's Bowers Auctions, with a realized price of US$16,500.


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Lippe thaler
Ducat ¼ dc1 dc1½ dc2 dc3 dc4 dc5 dc6 dc10 dc
Groschen 1/12 mgr1/6 mgr1 mgr2 mgr4 mgr6 mgr24 mgr½ Sgr1 Sgr1 gr2 gr
2½ Sgr
Pfennig ½ pf1 pf½ pf2 pf3 pf4 pf6 pf
Thaler 1/96 th1/48 th1/24 th1/21 th1/12 th1/6 th¼ th⅓ th½ th⅔ th1 th1¼ th
2 th
Other coins 1 goldgulden1 gosler1 gulden1 heller1 mattier1 stuber3 flitter12 kreuzer15 kreuzer
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