Author Results for G.B. Elliott

Currency and Bullion Carried by Ships of the VOC (Vereenigte Oostindische Companie): their Routes, Numismatic Patterns and Precursors

By G.B. Elliott

The article provides an in depth analysis of how the Vereenigte Oostindische Companie of Amsterdam, was organised by the Heeren 17 during the 17th and 18th centuries to control their vast trading empire stretching from Africa through the Indian and Pacific Oceans to China and Japan and based in Batavia (Djakarta). It describes how the […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Indian Ocean | Pacific
Subjects include: Administration | Logistics | Merchant Marines