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06 Sep 2017

125 year anniversary Royal Dutch Numismatics Society

Coins - World | RvO Numismatics

On 16th and 17th June 2017 theRoyal Dutch Numismatic Societycelebrated its 125-year anniversary in Utrecht, Netherlands. A two day conference was held with speakers on a variety of subjects.

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13 Jun 2016

The Leeuwengroten of the County of Holland

Medieval Coins | RvO Numismatics

Once again, we are pleased to announce the publication of the latest in our on-going series of papers regarding the medieval leeuwengroot, or gros au lion coins.Until now, the leeuwengroten of the County of Holland have never been properly or adequately documented (including the well-known works on Holland coins by v.d. Chijs and Grolle)

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10 Jan 2016

A Preliminary Look at the Leeuwengroten of Louis of Mâle (1346-1384): Issues IV and V

Medieval Coins | RvO Numismatics

Over the past months we have been looking at several coin hoards from the Netherlands and visited some public and private collections. The most common gros compagon found today is Type V issued byLouis of Male, count of Flanders (1346-1384). Having seen many of them and compared them with exisiting literatur we were able to identify sub-groups that went unnoticed untill now.

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28 May 2015

The Coins of the Staple Hoard (2015)

Coins-World | RvO Numismatics

As our research on the medieval lion groat (leeuwengroot / gros compagnon) continous, we were given the opportunity to report on a recent hoard containing 6 examples of this coin.

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17 Mar 2015

The Coins of the Flanders Hoard (1914-1918)

Medieval Coins | RvO Numismatics

As an ongoing process for our research on the medieval lion groats form the Low Countries (Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg) and France, we looked at another old coin hoard, found during WWI in Flanders and reported in 1956 in the Royal Numismatic Society’s Numismatic

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01 Mar 2015

The Coins of the Albecq Hoard (1995)

Medieval Coins | RvO Numismatics

As part of our research in to the medieval lion groat (gros compagnon or leeuwengroot), we have looked at another coin hoard containing these coins. This time it was the Albecq Hoard found in 1995, on Guernsey. A place we did not expect lion groats to have circulated.

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21 Dec 2014

The many faces of a ducat, an exploration into Dutch-Russian-Central Asian-Indian monetary relations

Coins-World | RvO Numismatics

The following link contains an excerpt of the research I’m doing together with two other numismatists into the appearance of Dutch gold ducats and its imitations in Central Asia and Northern India and the monetary aspects of this appearance . More data has been collected to be published at a later date. A presentation about the subject was given in 2009 by Arent Pol at the XIV International Numismatic Congress in Glasgow.

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29 Oct 2014

Addenda - The Coins of the Dokkum (Klaarkamp) Hoard (1932)

Coins | RvO Numismatics

Some updates on our previous report on the Dokkum (Klaarkamp) Hoard of 1932

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05 Sep 2014

The Leeuwengroten of the Sneek Coin Hoard (1955)

Coins | RvO Numismatics

A new report of Paul Torongo and myself on the coin find in Sneek, Netherlands.

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