Why purchase this 2021 Netherlands Lion Dollar 1 oz Silver Proof with Old World Map?
The Dutch Daalder played a central role in the daily commerce of the New World for centuries. It was issued by the Netherlands, which was a major world power at the time, and was widely accepted in Europe, the Americas, and parts of Asia and Africa. This 2021 Restrike Lion Dollar from Holland restrike is modeled after the 1612 Utrecht Daalder and has a history of over 400 years. Part of a mintage of just 5,000 pieces, this proof is a must have for any collector with an interest in monetary history.
- This proof was struck at the Dutch Royal Mint.
- This piece was struck from 1 oz of .999 fine silver.
- This proof comes from a mintage of 5,000 pieces.
- This proof is modeled after the 1612 Utrecht Daalder.
- The Daalder was an important part of daily commerce in the New World for centuries.
- Because of its metal content and purity, other parts of the world used it as well.
- Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this piece Proof 70.
- NGC certified the coin Ultra Cameo and Early Releases.
- This piece comes with a replica of an old world map.
Inspiring Dutch Lion Rampant Design
Obverse: The Dutch Lion Rampant, a symbol of the issuing nation for centuries, features on the obverse. It is encircled by the Latin inscription “CONFIDENS.DNO.NON.MOVETVR.” That translates to “Belief in God is not moved.”
Reverse: The reverse image consists of a knight and a shield. The shield bears the same symbol that features on the obverse. Along the rim is the inscription “”MO.ARG.PRO.CON FOE.BELG.TRA.” That means, “Silver money of the Province of the Netherlands Confederation at Traiectum.”
Impeccable PF70 UC ER
This piece earned Numismatic Guaranty Corporation’s (NGC’s) highest grade, Proof 70, which means that it appears perfect even under 5x magnification. NGC also certified this piece Ultra Cameo (UC) and Early Releases (ER). UC means that it exhibits particularly sharp contrasts between heavily frosted devices and deeply mirrored fields, while ER indicates that it was submitted for grading within 30 days of its initial release from the mint.