The 12 Guides of Christmas: Number 5 – Dutch Castles Ducats by the Royal Dutch Mint

By |2023-12-14T15:19:11+00:00December 14th, 2023|Categories: News Nuggets, Site Update, Koninklijke Nederlandse|

The 12 Guides of Christmas: Number 5 - Dutch Castles Ducats by the Royal Dutch Mint Profile number five in our '12 Guides of Christmas' is now live, and features the Royal Dutch Mint's 'Dutch Castles' series of silver coins, all produced in the ducat format. This is the successor series to [...]

Dutch Castles: Kuinderburcht Bridge Silver Ducat (2023 Royal Dutch Mint)

By |2023-09-11T21:01:34+01:00September 11th, 2023|Categories: Architecture, Quicklooks, History, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

It was in 1586 the Ducat coin in the Netherlands had its debut, followed in 1659 with a silver version. The Royal Dutch Mint has produced many coins inspired by the original, including the 'Twelve Provinces' series, that ran from 2015 to 2019, and in 2020, following that with 'Dutch Castles'. What we're looking at here, is the [...]

Warner Brothers 100th Anniversary silver coin (2023 Royal Dutch Mint)

By |2023-06-30T20:36:09+01:00June 30th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Niue Island|

The New Zealand Mint has done a sterling job of marking the 100th anniversary of one of the giants of Hollywood - Warner Brothers. They've done so by concentrating on the studio's output of iconic movies and television, from the earliest days, to the latest. They aren't alone in celebrating, however, and surprisingly, it's the Royal Dutch Mint [...]

Westhove Castle is the sixth in the Royal Dutch Mint’s latest Dutch Castles Silver Ducat series

By |2021-09-07T02:35:03+01:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, History, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

Westhove Castle is the sixth in the Royal Dutch Mint's latest Dutch Castles Silver Ducat series Between 2015 and 2019, the Royal Dutch Mint issued a 12-coin set of silver ducats themed around the 12 provinces in the Netherlands. It was successful enough to warrant a follow on series, this time taking a look [...]

Royal Dutch Mint’s ‘Castle Ducats’ silver coin series continues in 2021 with Loevestein Castle

By |2021-03-11T13:27:18+00:00March 11th, 2021|Categories: History, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

Royal Dutch Mint’s ‘Castle Ducats’ silver coin series continues in 2021 with Loevestein Castle After twelve issues of Silver Ducats running from 2015 to 2019, all themed around the Dutch provinces, the Royal Dutch Mint launched a new themed ducat series last year, one that looks at some of the castles in this former European powerhouse. The [...]

Tom & Jerry, the masters of mayhem, are brought to life for their 80th anniversary by the Royal Dutch Mint

By |2020-12-17T21:42:51+00:00December 17th, 2020|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Movies & TV, Gold, Medallion, Koninklijke Nederlandse|

Tom & Jerry, the masters of mayhem, are brought to life for their 80th anniversary by the Royal Dutch Mint Never mind Disney. If you want top quality cartoon shorts, there are plenty of better ones out there from studios like Hanna Barbera, and Warner Bros. One of the first and the most loved is centred [...]

Royal Dutch Mint continues it Ducat-based look at the beautiful castles that helped build the nation

By |2020-09-02T18:20:55+01:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: History, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

Royal Dutch Mint continues its Ducat-based look at the beautiful castles that helped build the nation The Royal Dutch Mint continues its journey through the castles of the Netherlands with the release of the third in their silver Ducat range. Taking over from the now complete Twelve Province Ducats, 'Dutch Castles' will run for another set [...]

DUTCH SILVER DUCATS: HEESWIJK CASTLE (2020, Royal Dutch Mint)

By |2020-05-27T17:12:40+01:00May 25th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Architecture, History, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

The Royal Dutch Mint's 'Silver Ducat' range switched over from 'The 12 Provinces' to 'Dutch castles' for 2020, and this one, Heeswijk Castle, is the second of twelve to be issued, following De Haar Castle in February. These are 28.25g in weight, with a 40mm diameter. They're struck in the rarely used 0.873 fineness silver to a [...]

The last 64 years of Eurovision is blasted through water to inspire the Royal Dutch Mint’s new anniversary medal

By |2020-04-27T17:01:01+01:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Event, Medallion, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse|

The last 64 years of Eurovision is blasted through water to inspire the Royal Dutch Mint's new anniversary medal For those of you around the world that have never heard of the Eurovision Song Contest, it's an annual song competition for the countries in and around Europe. Each participating nation enters a song (or [...]

Dutch Silver Ducats move from the ‘Twelve Provinces’, to ‘Dutch Castles’ for the latest series

By |2020-02-23T20:35:05+00:00February 23rd, 2020|Categories: History, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

Dutch Silver Ducats move from the 'Twelve Provinces', to 'Dutch Castles' for the latest series The Silver Ducat is a coin that has become quintessentially Dutch in the modern coin world and the Royal Dutch Mint has issued some particularly fine restrikes in recent years. They've also maintained a programme of new designs that [...]

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