In the upcoming Schulman BV auction 353 (June 24, 2017), a unique gold ducat will be available for bidding (Lot 86). Estimated price is 2,000 EUR. A deep research on the Dordrecht coinage was presented in the Dutch 2014 “Yearbook of Old Dordrecht”. On page 107 of this book is written: “The Holland single gold ducats …

In the upcoming Schulman BV auction 353 (June 24, 2017), a unique Kampen ducat 1654 over 1653 will be available for bidding (Lot 258). Estimated price is 360 EUR. Following description in the auction catalogue, this overdate is not recorded in any archive, thus it seems to be the only copy of this date known …

The Dutch type of a ducat was introduced in 1586, with the Leicester Ordinance. Gold ducats were minted from 1586 until 1808 as so-called “old type” ducats. Subsequently, gold ducats with Lodewijk Napoleon on the obverse and 1814-1816 gold ducats (with more modern design of the obverse, and with the reverse unchanged) were minted in Utrecht. …

In the recent Fritz Rudolf Künker Spring Auction Sale 2017, ended on March 16, 2017 a few rare Netherlands gold ducats was available for bidding. One of them was the Deventer 1635 ducat (Lot 5137), an extremely rare date. The coin was sold for 1,888 EUR = $2,025, incl. Buyer’s Premium fee. You may see this coin …

In the upcoming Jean Elsen Auction 131 (December 10, 2016), an extremely rare 1578 Hedel ducat will be available for bidding (Lot 989). Estimated price is 2,500 EUR. A copy offered for sale is the second known of this type. The other copy was sold previously in Frederick Muller & Cie auction (the sale of Joh. …

A year after the world premiere of the Gold ducats of The Netherlands book we are back in Houten, during MUNTMANIFESTATIE 2016 Coin Fair. During Coin Fair the book will be available to purchase. MUNTMANIFESTATIE 2016, 17.09.2016, 9:00-17:00, STAND #14   25 September 2016 UPDATE: I would like to thank all the visitors for their …

The “Gold Ducats of The Netherlands” has been judged Best Specialized Book on World Coins of the Year by the Numismatic Literary Guild. The book was judged the best of all books dealing with world coins. Winners were announced during the NLG Bash on the night of Thursday, August 11, during the 2016 ANA World’s …

A new review of the book was published in the May issue of The Numismatist, one of the most important American numismatic magazines.  *** Dutch Numismatics: Gold Ducats Recent publication presents a comprehensive study of these classic coins. Gold Ducats of the Netherlands, Volume One, Dariusz F. Jasek (ANA Library Catalog No. JF63.J1 2015). This …

A new review of the book was published in The MichMatist, the quarterly magazine of the Michigan State Numismatic Society. The MSNS has about 1,000 members, of which about half are active coin dealers and professionals. The society members set up at 12 or more shows per year. The website of the Society is www.michigancoinclub.org. …