I have a silver big coin 3.7 cm diam with on the one side: the VOC monogram
inside a shield with the two lions on either side and a tiny peacock
or rooster standing separated at the top. The other side says "Galle
Agri--Horticultural Exhibition" there is no date struck at all. The
rim is about 4mm thick, but the coin is not 4 mm thick.
Unfortunately I cannot find any reference to it and wondered if you
have any knowledge concerning its origin, why, how what. The
combination of the Dutch VOC with on the otherside the English wording
I have asked Mr. Kavan Ratnatunga for particulars as he has a great
coin page, but he also has no reply for me and will do some research
later in Sept. In the meantime maybe history-wise anyone of you knows
about this exhibition?
SALOMON(s)/SOLOMON(s), Isaac - uit Hamburg
arriveerde Ceylon (Sri Lanka) 1759 met de "Vlissingen" Kamer Zeeland.
BUULTJENS - familie naam in Cleve/Kleefsland, Willem BUULTJENS
arriveerde Ceylon (Sri Lanka) 1746 met de "Sara Jacoba" Kamer Zeeland.
"NOOTENBOOM" in Cleefsland waar Willem BUULTJENS (1715-1791) vandaan kwam.