Netherlands East Indies 1735 duit KM-152.1
This specimen was lot 72448 in Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, October 2020), where it sold for $144. The catalog description noted, "NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES. United East India Company. Duit, 1735. Zeeland Mint. PCGS AU-50 Gold Shield. A well detailed Duit with no areas of strike weakness, and endowed with a dark brown, almost charcoal patina." This duit, struck with the arms of Zeeland, was issued 1729-35. It varied from the prior KM 150 by deleting the obverse legend. The design was revised for subsequent types (KM 152.2 of 1736-52, KM 152.3 of 1753-92). Holland, Westfriesland, Gelderland and Utrecht also struck duits for the East Indies. Presentation strikes exist in silver and gold.
Recorded mintage: unknown but common.
Specification: 3.62 g, copper.
Catalog reference: KM-152.1.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- van der Wis, Jan, and Tom Passon, Catalogus van de Nederlandse Munten geslagen sind bet aantreden van Philips II tot aan het einde van de Bataafse Republiek (1555-1806), 2nd ed., Apeldoorn, Netherlands: Omni-Trading b.v., 2009.
- Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The October 2020 Collector's Choice sale: World and Ancient Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2020.