Netherlands (Curaco) 1/4 Gulden  1900
Netherlands (Curaco) 1/4 Gulden 1900

Wilhelmina, Queen of the Netherlands, issued these 1/4 gulden silver coins for her island colony of Curacao, 40 miles out to sea, north of Venezuela. There are other Curacan coins with Wilhelmina's likeness, but this one, with KOLONIE CURACAO, was minted only in 1900.

Catalog values run like this:

worn: $30 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $70
well preserved: $100
fully uncirculated: $150

Please read our Terminology page to properly interpret the catalog values above.

Coin: 17121 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: january, Sat, 31-May-2014 05:41:30 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 31-May-2014 20:31:23 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Tue, 17-May-2016 13:43:06 GMT
Requester description: 1900 obverse: KOLONIE CURACAO 1900 1/4 G reverse: Wilhelmina Klingon Der Nederlanden On the obverse side a silhouette of a lady's head is in the middle of the coin with the words I wrote above around the edge of the coin circling the silhouette. The reverse has some kind of scroll in the middle with the date of 1900 under it and 1/4 to the left of the scroll and a large capitol 'G' to the eight of it.
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