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N21359-1 Coin (1 of 9), Doit, copper alloy, commissioned by Dutch East India Company, minted by Gelderland Mint, Netherlands, for use in the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia), 1690. Click to enlarge.

Dutch Doit coin

Made
Coin, Netherlands, Dutch East India Co., Doit, copper alloy, Gelderland Mint, 1690

Summary

Object No.

N21359-1

Object Statement

Coin (1 of 9), Doit, copper alloy, commissioned by Dutch East India Company, minted by Gelderland Mint, Netherlands, for use in the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia), 1690

Physical Description

Coin, Netherlands, Dutch East India Co., Doit, copper alloy, Gelderland Mint, 1690

Production

History

Notes

This is one of a group of minor copper coins discovered over a period of time by Mr M Isenberg, during the Second World War, in the same immediate beach area on Marchinbar Island which lies about 75 miles to the north of Arnhemland and is part of the Wessell Group.

These coins cannot be classed as a hoard as they are involuntary losses, probably by wreck, falling into two unrelated sub-groups whose only connection is the accident of locality.

See N21359 group record for detailed history.

Cite this Object

Harvard

Dutch Doit coin 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 6 December 2022, <https://ma.as/305382>

Wikipedia

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