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United Netherlands 2 Stuivers minted in Zeeland

Date: 1711
Dimensions:
Overall: 20 mm, 146 g
This bag contain 100 coins and when weighed with blue object number is 149.3 g.
Medium: Silver
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Transferred from Australian Netherlands Committee on Old Dutch Shipwrecks
Classification:Coins and medals
Object Name: Coin
Object No: 00051237
Place Manufactured:Frankfurt
Related Place:Houtman Abrolhos,

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    Description
    This coin is one of several hundred objects recovered from the wreck of the ZUYTDORP, a Dutch East India Company vessel wrecked off the Western Australian coast in 1712.
    SignificanceAssociated with the wreck of the Dutch ship ZUYTDORP discovered on the Australian coast this silver coin is representative of European presence near the Australian continent in the 18th century.
    HistoryThe National Maritime Collection at the Australian National Maritime Museum includes hundreds of objects recovered from sites on the western coast of Australia where four Dutch ships were wrecked between 1629 and 1727. The objects from the VOC (Dutch United East India Company) ships BATAVIA (1629), VERGULDE DRAECK (1656), ZUYTDORP (1712) and ZEEWIJK (1727) are amongst the oldest European material in the museum's Collection and a tangible reference to the part played by Dutch mariners in the discovery, exploration and mapping of Australia in the 17th and 18th centuries.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: United Netherlands Stuivers minted in Zeeland 1711

    Assigned title: United Netherlands 2 Stuivers minted in Zeeland

    Collection title: ANCODS (Australian Netherlands Committee on Old Dutch Shipwrecks) collection

    Related Sites Zuytdorp Cliffs

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