1793 - Dutch - Ceylan - VOC

Lead - One Duit

VOC Lead Bazarucos of Doit from Dutch Mint of Colombo of second type issued first in 1792 under Resolution of 1792 March 3 as older type was demonetized because of forgery.

SPECIFICATIONS
DenominationOne Doit
AlloyLead
TypeStruck
Diameter~19.6 mm
Thickness~2.5 mm
Weight legal___ gms
Weight5.84 gms
ShapeRound
EdgeDump
DieAxis___°
MintColombo
1792_VOC_duit_pb-dump_obverse 1792_VOC_duit_pb-dump_reverse
Codrington PL136; Schloten 1318; Krause #33.2

Obverse : VOC monogram of the Company surmounted by C in dotted rim. Counter stamped with T over the C
Reverse : I above DUIT, below the year 1792

See also LakdivaCoin collection specimen of this type of coin

I thank Jan Lingen who kindly sent me the 600 dpi scans of this rare VF coin from his collection. and are displayed at 300 dpi.