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The Netherlands 2020: Collectors coins
« on: July 25, 2019, 10:47:12 AM »
Only today I found out that in May of this year an online public consultation was held by the Ministry of Finance to submit themes for collectors coins that are to be issued next year. It is disappointing that the Royal Dutch Mint did not make people aware of this opportunity.

28 people sent suggestions. Of all themes that were submitted, 75 years since the liberation was chosen which will be commemorated on a 5 euro coin next year. The 8 people who sent this theme as a suggestion will all be invited to attend the first strike ceremony.

4 people suggested 100th anniversary of universal voting rights as theme. 2 people submitted each of the following themes: 400 years Pilgrim fathers, 400 years since the birth of Aelbert Cuyp and 50 years since the Holland Pop Festival. None of these themes were chosen by the State Secretary for Finance.

It is of course normal that a coin will be issued for 75 years since the liberation. No public consultation had to be held to come to that conclusion. The 100th anniversary since the introduction of universal voting rights was a good theme too, although all official events related to that will be held this year. The other 3 suggested themes are ridiculous.
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Re: The Netherlands 2020: Collectors coins
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2019, 04:19:00 PM »
Because of a lack of demand, as of 2020 the Netherlands will only still issue a maximum of 2 collectors coins per year.

Until 2017 the Netherlands always only issued a maximum of 2 collectors coins per year but at the end of 2017 there was decided this would be increased to a maximum of 4 collectors coins per year. In 2018 and 2019, 4 collectors coins were issued.

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Re: The Netherlands 2020: Collectors coins
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2019, 04:25:17 PM »
The other 5 euro coin that the Netherlands will issue in 2020 commemorates the Ir D. F. Woudagemaal. The issue is part of the UNESCO world heritage series.

Next year there will be no new issue in the series of famous Dutch sportspeople.