Netherlands 1 and 2 1/2 Gulden  1954 to 1980
Netherlands 1 and 2 1/2 Gulden 1954 to 1980

That's Queen Juliana who has ruled the Netherlands since she was quite young. The 1 and 2 1/2 gulden denominations have been minted with the same pattern between 1954 and 1980. However, the composition changed from silver to nickel in 1967. Coins dated before and after 1967 carry significantly different values.

1 GULDEN BEFORE 1967 (0.151 troy ounces silver)
worn: BV + $0
average circulated: BV + $0
well preserved: BV + $1 US dollar
fully uncirculated: BV + $3

2 1/2 GULDEN BEFORE 1967 (0.347 troy ounces silver)
worn: BV + $0
average circulated: BV + $1 US dollar
well preserved: BV + $3
fully uncirculated: BV + $5

In the above listings, the BV stands for 'base value.' The BV of a silver coin is equal to its weight in silver multiplied by the current price of silver. At this writing, silver is selling around $20 US dollars per troy ounce. The price of silver changes every day, so look it up (e.g., Today's BV for a 1 gulden is 0.151 x 20 = $3 and BV for a 2 1/2 gulden is 0.347 x 20 = $7.

If your coin is dated after 1967, it is worth small amounts. These coins are made of nickel, not silver.

1 AND 2 1/2 GULDEN AFTER 1967
worn: less than $1 US dollar approximate catalog value
average circulated: less than $1
well preserved: $1
fully uncirculated: $5

Coin: 16301 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Terri, Fri, 10-Jan-2014 17:10:36 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 11-Jan-2014 00:38:41 GMT
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Requester description: 1980 Front: A royal looking woman, with a hair net piece, decorative, earrings on. States: Julianan Koningin Der Nederlanden BACK: Center picture of a royal crown on top of a picture of a lion holding a sword, inside a flag type coat of armour design. The lion is holding a knife or a sword type weapon in his right paw. On each side of that design is 1980...the 19 on the left and the 80 on the right of it. Just below those is, on the left under the 19 is a 1 and on the right, just below the 80 is a C Under the whole design is the word, 'Nederland'
Tags: netherlands 1 2 gulden dutch nederland holland nederlandsche netherland nederlandsch hollandia nederlandse nederlanden hollandiae nederl neatherland nederlands holl goulden guilden royal woman hair net piece earrings earring julianan juliana koningin koenig der center offcenter crown lion sword flag type coat shield armour armor knife dagger weapon paw 19 80 whole royale royalty femal women lady female feminine fem womans females womens ladys princess ladies hairdo hairline peice pieces julian julianna koeni konung konigr koningsryk kongeriket koenigin koningrik koenigreich koningrujk kongung kong koninklike koin koning koningrijk koningryk konge konigreich kongeriget koninkrijk koen koenigreigh koeing konigin konig kongerike off offset certer centre centers centered crowned tiara crowns tiarra crowning tiera sworeds swordlike swords broadsword saber types arms sheild coats shiled crests chevrons shild escucheon insignia arm crested crest chevron creast shields escutcheon armored daggers knives dager tiger lions cougar tigers


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