10 Cent 1957 - Michiel de Ruyter

10 Cent 1957 - Michiel de Ruyter
Added by Bart Perdieus
General Description : Michiel Adriaenszoon de Ruyter (24 March 1607 – 29 April 1676) is the most famous and one of the most skilled admirals in Dutch history. De Ruyter is most famous for his role in the Anglo-Dutch Wars of the 17th century. He fought the English and French and scored several major victories against them, the best known probably being the Raid on the Medway. The pious De Ruyter was very much loved by his sailors and soldiers; from them his most significant nickname derived: Bestevaêr (older Dutch for 'grandfather'.)
Material Gold
Face value 10 Cent
Catalog code (Michel) 697
Catalog code NL-693
Print run 26.401.600
Issue date 02/07/1957
Designer L. Strik
Printed by Joh. Enschedé en Zonen
Perforation 12 1/2 x 12
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