It’s not a fresh news, however it’s worth to be mentioned here. The amount of double gold ducats minted by The Royal Mint in Utrecht was reduced again.
Two years ago, in 2013 mintage was 2,500 pcs (max.). Mintages of the 2014 ducats were expected to be max. 1,000 double ducats and 1,500 single ducats. In September 2014 The Mint announced that mintages was reduced significantly – only 850 double ducats and 1,010 single ducats with the date of 2014 were minted.
In 2015 reductions of these mintages continue. According to the The Royal Mint announcement, the mintage of the 2015 double ducats is 801 pcs. only. This is the smallest number since 1860’s, when a very limited amounts of the double ducats were minted.