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Next year the Netherlands will issue a collector coin dedicated to "400 years Holland-Manhattan". In 1609 Henry Hudson explored, for the Dutch VOC (East India Company), the Hudson river from Manhattan Island to what today is Albany, the state capital.

 

The Ministry of Finance has just invited interested artists to submit their applications:

(English) http://www.minfin.nl/en/actual/newsrealeas...-Manhattan.html

(Dutch) http://www.minfin.nl/nl/actueel/nieuwsberi...-Manhattan.html

 

The government's press release does not say what denomination/s will be used to commemorate the jubilee. But for events not related to the monarchy it is common to have a €5 silver coin and a €10 gold piece ...

 

Christian

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