Netherlands VOC New York Penny in Folio

$9.95

Description

These coins were issued approximately 75 – 100 years after the Dutch relinquished to the English what is now called New York City (discovered by VOC Captain Henry Hudson – September 11, 1609) and represent a vestige of this once most important private company, with, at the height of its power, had warships, hundreds of trading vessels and thousands of employees, not to mention, an impressive army.

These 4 different coins dated from about 1750 to the decline of the company in 1794 represent the following Dutch locations; Holland, West Friesland, Utrecht & Zeeland. The folio contains information on the Duit and a Certificate of Authenticity

Measures Approximately 11 x 7 in or 27.5 x 19 cms (Open)