Royal Delft® - Dutch East India Compagnie
NumisCollect (The Netherlands)
10 dollars (Cook Islands)
Proof with a real piece of Royal Delft ® earthenware insert.
NumisCollect Development Team (The Netherlands)
BH Mayer Mint (Germany)
Description of obverse and reverse
Obverse: cook Islands effigy with Elizabeth II, Cook Islands and 10 Dollars. Reverse: top writing THE DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPAGNIE. With 3 ships, original drawing by Royal Delft® company in Delft, Netherlands. Original earthenware insert of Royal Delft ® with logo of VOC.
A brief annotation
Royal Delft ® is an earthenware factory in the Netherlands in business since 17th century. The last remaining original factory. This coin has an original drawing by one of the painters at Royal Delft ® and the blue earthenware insert is handmade, hand painted by Royal Delft ® artist. VOC (Dutch East India Compagnie) was a shipping company around the same time the factory Royal Delft® was established. A unique artistic coin with great artist involved.