This is a Dutch 10 Guilder Gold Coin.
These coins were issued in the Netherlands and are our choice of date.
The 10 guilders are struck from 0.900 fine gold and contain 0.1947 troy ounces of the precious metal.
The Dutch Guilder gold coin features a portrait of Queen Wilhelmina as the obverse design, with the reverse design revealing the Netherlands Lesser Coat of Arms. The coin has also been referred to as the "Wilhelmina Gulden" and "mature Wilhelmina Guilder."
Queen Wilhelmina enjoyed a long reign from 1890 to 1948, and four different designs of gold 10 guilder coins were issued in this time. The fourth type was issued between 1925 and 1933 inclusive, although only five dates were issued, including 1932.
The Dutch monetary unit has various names. In the Netherlands, it is known as a gulden or florin, but English speakers usually refer to it as a guilder.
Dutch Guilders may also be referred to as gulden, guilden, or florins. This is sold as a bullion coin at a low premium above the gold spot price, the finish is uncirculated - this is not the grade. The coins may have some small scuffs or edge knocks.
10 Guilders are a popular choice for investors looking to pay a small premium above the spot gold price. Similiar in size to the sovereign, the Guilder, together with the French 20 Franc, Italian 20 Lire, German 20 Mark and the Swiss 20 Franc were used as circulation coins in Europe.
If you are looking for a dated 10 Guilder or a graded coin please contact us on 01253 343081. We sell 1932 10 Guilders graded aUNC here.
The obverse of the coin features a side profile of Queen Wilhelmina, one of four possible portraits of the Dutch Queen, with their availability being dictated by the year the given coin was minted.
An inscription surrounding the portrait reads:
KONINGIN WILHELMINA.GOD ZIJMETONS
The reverse shows the Dutch coats of arms which depicts a crowned shield featuring a lion holding a sword and arrows. A seahorse and a caduceus (winged staff with snakes entwined) appear on either side of the shield. The legend reads:
KONINGRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN
This translates as:
Kingdom of the Netherlands
|Alloy||21.6 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.1947 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||P. Pander|
|Reverse Designer||P. Pander|
|Mint||Royal Netherlands Mint|
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their gold content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.
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All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out.
If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.
Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.
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