The Gold Ducats of The Netherlands has been judged Best Specialized Book on World Coins of the Year by the Numismatic Literary Guild. The book was judged the best of all books dealing with world coins. Winners were announced during the NLG Bash on the night of Thursday, August 11, during the 2016 ANA World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim, California.
This book is based on a database of 20,000 records collected during five years of research. It includes all gold ducats minted by the Gelderland mint (1586-1803) and mints of Batenburg, Hedel, ‘s-Heerenberg, Stevensweert, Nijmegen, Gorinchem, Groninger Ommelanden, Gronsveld, Haarlem, Middelburg, Vianen, Thorn, Breda and Zierikzee.