Official Restrike: Ducaton 2021 “Silver Rider” 2 Ounce – Royal Delft Edition

Official Restrike: Ducaton 2021 “Silver Rider” 2 Ounce – Royal Delft Edition

official restrike ducaton 2021 silver rider 2 ounce royal delft edition - Royal Dutch mint

Pure silver restrike of the 1761 Ducaton from the province of Utrecht in double thickness
  • Unique Piedfort edition
  • In official Royal Delft coin holder
  • Strictly limited mintage of 100 issues
  • Impeccable Proof-quality
  • With numbered Certificate of Authenticity
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The Royal Dutch Mint proudly presents restrikes of the very special Ducaton: Silver Rider, on a yearly basis. The original silver coin is named after the knight on horseback on the reverse. The Silver Rider was a beloved trade coin minted between 1659 – 1798 by the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands. The Royal Dutch Mint’s restrike is based on the original Ducaton from the province of Utrecht and is available in silver and gold, in both 1 and 2 ounce.

Beautiful Royal Delft coin holder
In 2021, the Royal Dutch Mint Ducaton is found in the familiar Royal Delft earthenware. The Delft Blue coin holder depicts classic Dutch scenery: a flat landscape with water, a windmill and beautiful flowers. We salute the Dutch landscape with this design. The artisanal coin holders by Royal Delft have become true collector’s items on their own. The Ducaton in Silver Proof comes with a uniquely numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Read more about the manufacturing process of the Royal Delft coin holder.

Piedfort edition
The numismatic term “Piedfort” is used for coins struck in double thickness. The Silver Rider is not only available in 1 ounce, but also in 2 ounce silver! Traditionally, Piedfort coins were used as a way of showing wealth and power. In the sixteenth and seventeenth century, rulers across Europe started the tradition of giving “prestige pieces” to members of their court. Nowadays, Piedfort coins are highly wanted collector’s items.

Specifications Royal Delft coin holder
Dimensions 110 mm diameter, 40 mm height
Weight 280 g
Material Earthenware
Design High quality transfer
Year of issue 2021
More Information
Article number 0110087
Metal Silver
Content 999/1000
Weight 2 troy ounce (62,2 g)
Diameter 38,7 mm
Edge Smooth
Quality Proof
Mintage 100 stuks (in Royal Delft)