Imperial cities of Deventer , Kampen & Zwolle
The three imperial cities in Overijssel, Netherlands, were members of the Hanse.
From 1534 to 1588 they issued coinage jointly. The reverse of their thalers first carried their patron saint, after 1546 the emperor and since 1567 the imperial eagle.
Thaler ("Karolusrijksdaalder"), n.d. (1546). Ø 41mm, 28,9 g. Delmonte 668; Dav.8530.
coat of arms of Deventer (eagle), Kampen (gate) and Zwolle (cross), tied in triangle
Rev.: MOneta·NOva·TRIVM·CIVITATVM·IMPERIALIVM | CA - ROlus:RO - MAnorum:IMPERator
"New money from the three imperial cities | Charles Roman Emperor"
crowned bust of Charles V. with sword, orb and the Golden Fleece on the order necklace.
Thaler, n. d. (1554). Ø 40 mm. Delmonte 671; Dav.8532.
as before, but revers with bust in profile and without central legend.
Thaler, 1555. Ø 41 mm. Delmonte 673; Dav.8534.