I aggressively collected geocoins from May 2006 through to the end of 2008. Presented here are 986 of the approximately 1,040 geocoins I acquired during the frenzy.

MVS Team Pooh - VGC

MVS Team Pooh - VGC

The reverse of this geocoin is shared among a group of 11 Dutch geocachers. MVS "Team Pooh" was kind enough to not only send me the following information describing the VGC reverse, but to also make a trade with me.

The reverse is a combination of three issues from Dutch history: The flag is the "Geuzenvlag" (flag of the Water Beggars who liberated Brielle from the Spanish). The VGC design refers to the VOC, the East Indies Company. And in the ring the latin title of a manuscript from Hugo de Groot (Grotius). It was a justification of the capturing of a Portuguese treasure ship by the VOC in the 17th century. "“De Iure pradae" means something like "“Entitled to the treasure."

Size: 42 mm | Weight: 33.4 g


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