Saturday, 04.07.2020

Tag: Netherlands (Contemporary)

Netherlands Broadcast First Strike Via Livestream

Despite lockdown, it was possible to be part of the Royal Dutch Mint’s ceremonial First Strike of the 75 years of freedom 5 euro coin. The National Committee broadcast the event on 5 May in a livestream.

Seal Imprints & Alnage Seals

They are not coins – and yet, seal imprints can be found in auction catalogues from time to time. With good reason. They are exciting testimonies to economic history and thanks to the new work of R. van Laere, they can now be identified properly. Ursula Kampmann took a look at it.

A Bridge too Far: The Largest Airborne Operation in History

The Royal Dutch Mint has released a new 5 Euro coin. Featuring satin and zigzag stitches pointing to parachutes, the Market Garden 5 Euro Coin tells the impressive story of the largest airborne operation in history that took place and failed 75 years ago.
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