There is no particular theme for most of these, just coins I like for one reason or the other. Several of the coins on this page are among the finest graded, but keep in mind that most European collectors still do not have their collections graded so there are many more to be submitted. This collection is primarily limited to 17th-19th C., although I have a few 20th. C. pieces if they are designs I find particularly attractive.
Austria 1642 (1963 Restrike) Gold Ducat, NGC 67. I don't really collect gold coins but I love some of the restrikes issued by Austria and the Netherlands.
Netherlands 1989 Silver Ducat, NGC PF67 Cam, another of the restrike designs.
Ceylon (British Colonial period) 1893 10 Cents NGC 66. Many of the British colonial coins exhaibit wonderful portraits of the monarchs, Ceylon was no exception. This one the only66 graded in the series, with a single 1943 graded 67.
France 1914 Franc, NGC 67 with very attractive gold and dark blue toning. I love this design of the Sower, used on a number of French denominations. Population 1/0.
Italy Milan 1792M Croccione (Kronentaler) NGC AU55, Holy Roman Emperor Francis II. Dav 1390.
Netherlands-Holland 1759 1/4 Gulden, PCGS 65. A realy lovely obverse design, this particular piece has a nice but off centered strke and attractive light toning.
Netherlands 1825 32mm Bronze medallion, a commemorative issued for Leiden University. I acquired this piece for it's sparse but appealing obverse design.
Turks and Caicos 1976 20 Crowns, NGC PF65 UCAM, I love the reverse design on this. Proof mintage of 22,000.