Netherlands

November, 2018

Two new coins added to our profile of the 12 Provinces Ducats series from the Netherlands

By |2018-11-04T23:30:09+00:00November 4th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, History, People, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

Two new coins added to our profile of the 12 Provinces Ducats series from the Netherlands 2018 TWELVE PROVINCES DUCATS One of our Coin Series Profiles that hasn't seen much activity this year is the one covering the Dutch Mint series called Twelve Provinces Ducats. A 0.873 fineness silver coin series, it will grow into a set of twelve coins, with one issue for each of the [...]

November, 2017

Royal Dutch Mint showcases a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Defence Line of Amsterdam

By |2017-11-23T14:33:48+00:00November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Architecture, History, Gold, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

Royal Dutch Mint showcases a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Defence Line of Amsterdam The Stelling van Amsterdam (Defence Line of Amsterdam) is a complete ring of fortifications extending more than 135 km around the city of Amsterdam and is the only example of a fortification based on the principle of controlling local water bodies. Built between 1883 and 1920, a ring of 45 forts, along with [...]

September, 2017

Johan Cruyff, one of the worlds best footballers, is remembered on a new Dutch coin range

By |2017-09-09T23:01:50+00:00September 12th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Gold, People, Sport, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

Johan Cruyff, one of the worlds best footballers, is remembered on a new Dutch coin range There aren't many football players iconic enough to warrant a series of precious metal coins to be issued with their face on them, but easily making the shortlist would be Dutch legend, Johan Cruyff. One of the most talented and influential footballers of all time, Cruyff has the kudos to cross [...]

Beautiful sixteenth century Dutch Leeuwendaalder recreated for limited silver bullion coin run

By |2017-09-01T16:01:51+00:00September 1st, 2017|Categories: Bullion, History, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

Beautiful sixteenth century Dutch Leeuwendaalder recreated for limited silver bullion coin run A couple of months ago the Royal Dutch Mint released a restruck, modern version of one of the most important coins in history, the Lion Dollar. Available in two sizes of proof silver and two of proof gold, the coin was a quite beautiful and very popular. Now the mint has decided to go a [...]

April, 2017

Netherlands releases Zeeland, the sixth in its Twelve Provinces silver ducat coin series

By |2017-04-03T17:27:52+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Categories: History, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

Netherlands releases Zeeland, the sixth in its Twelve Provinces silver ducat coin series We have to go back to 1586 (1659 for silver) for the birth of the Ducat coin in the Netherlands and today, well over four centuries later, they're still being produced with the same weight, composition and general design, although now for collectors. Spread around the world by the dominance of Dutch international trade, [...]