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1-cent

1-cent

The coin is made of aluminum and has a diameter of 14 millimeters. This little coin weighs 0.7 grams. On the front side are the words Nederlandse Antillen (Netherlands Antilles) and a double circle with a fruit-bearing orange branch. The reverse side shows the value of the coin ‘1c’ within a beaded edge with shells and the year in which the coin was minted. The coin has a milled edge. 

5-cent

5-cent

The coin is made of aluminum and has a diameter of 16 millimeters. This little coin weighs 1.16 grams. On the front side are the words Nederlandse Antillen (Netherlands Antilles) and a double circle with a fruit-bearing orange branch. The reverse side shows the value of the coin ‘5c’ within a beaded edge with shells and the year in which the coin was minted. The coin has a milled edge. The 5-cent coin is also known as a stuiver (stiver). 

10-cent

10-cent

The coin is made of nickel bonded steel (NBS) and has a diameter of 18 millimeters. This little coin weighs 3 grams. On the front side are the words Nederlandse Antillen (Netherlands Antilles) and a double circle with a fruit-bearing orange branch. The reverse side shows the value of the coin ‘10c’ within a beaded edge with shells and the year in which the coin was minted. The coin had a milled edge. The 10-cent coin is also known as a dubbeltje (a dime). 

25-cent

25-cent

The coin is made of nickel bonded steel (NBS) and has a diameter of 20.2 millimeters. This little coin weighs 3.5 grams. On the front side are the words Nederlandse Antillen (Netherlands Antilles) and a double circle with a fruit-bearing orange branch. The reverse side shows the value of the coin ‘25c’ within a beaded edge with shells and the year in which the coin was minted. The coin has a milled edge. The 25-cent coin is also known as a kwartje (a quarter).

50-cent

50-cent

The coin is made of aureate bonded steel (ABS) and is a square of 20 x 20 millimeters. This coin weighs 5 grams. On the front side are the words Nederlandse Antillen (Netherlands Antilles) and a double circle with a fruit-bearing orange branch. The reverse side shows the value of the coin ‘50c’ within a beaded edge with shells and the year in which the coin was minted. This coin is square with corners that are cut round. This coin has a smooth edge. This coin is also called a groot stuiver (big stiver).

1-guilder

1-guilder

Coin is made of aureate bonded steel (ABS) and has a diameter of 24 millimeters. This coin weighs 6 grams. On the front side is an image of the King with the words Willem-Alexander Koning der Nederlanden (King of the Netherlands).The reverse side shows the coat of arms of the Netherlands Antilles, the value of the coin: 1G and the words Nederlandse Antillen (Netherlands Antilles). At the bottom are the year, the mint mark and the mintmaster mark. This coin has a smooth edge with the words God zij met ons (God be with us).

2½-guilder

2½-guilder

The coin is made of aureate bonded steel (ABS) and has a diameter of 28 millimeters. This coin weighs 9 grams. On the front side is an image of (at that period) the Queen with the words Beatrix Koningin der Nederlanden (Queen of the Netherlands). The reverse side shows the coat of arms of the Netherlands Antilles, the value of the coin: 2½G and the words Nederlandse Antillen (Netherlands Antilles). At the bottom are the year, the mint mark and the mintmaster mark. This coin has a smooth edge with the words God zij met ons (God be with us). This coin is also called a rijksdaalder (two-and-a-half guilder coin). This coin is discontinued.

5-guilder

5-guilder

The coin is made of Aureate Bonded Steel and has a diameter of 26 millimeters. This coin weighs 11 grams. On the front side is an image of the King with the words Willem-Alexander Koning der Nederlanden (King of the Netherlands). The reverse side shows the coat of arms of the Netherlands Antilles, the value of the coin: 5G and the words Nederlandse Antillen (Netherlands Antilles). At the bottom are the year, the mint mark and the mintmaster mark. This coin has a smooth edge with the words God zij met ons (God be with us). 

Last updated: 28.08.2019 18:08