VOC Coins - Dutch East India Company

VOC Coins - Dutch East India Company
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VOC Coins - Dutch East India Company. Circa 1700's (our choice of mixed dates)

Hand picked coins that grade at least fine to very fine with good strikes and clear dates.

Issued by the Dutch East India Company (Dutch; Vereenigdde Oost-Insiche Compangnie or "V.O.C."), the world's first multi-national corporation. The V.O.C. was charted in Amerstand in 1602 to conduct trade in Asia.  At it's peak it employeed 50,000 people, had an army of 10,000, a fleet of 150 merchant ships, and minted their own coins. The company paid an anuual dividend of 18% for nearly 200 years. The company was weighted down by corruption in the late 18th century ,went bankrupt, and was dissolved in 1800.