Juan Jimenez

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About this journal

I've been collecting coins for more than three decades but I never thought of writing about them in a journal. This is my first try at it.

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Previously unknown Netherlands Holland Gold Ducat

For my first entry in the journal I'd like to show something I very recently discovered. I bought a 1612 Netherlands Holland gold ducat from a nearby collector who advertised it online. The price was right, so I picked it up. On careful analysis, though, I realized the coin is an overdate variety that I could not find anywhere, a 1612/1. I sent pictures to Dariusz Jasek, the Polish author of the award-winning "Gold Ducats of the Netherlands, Vol. 1" and after searching through his 30,000-record