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Netherlands 1/2, 1, and 2 1/2 Gulden  1849 to 1874
Netherlands 1/2, 1, and 2 1/2 Gulden 1849 to 1874

In the Kingdom of the Netherlands, there are 100 cents in a gulden. King Willem III issued 1/2, 1, and 2 1/2 gulden coins in silver. These are valuable coins, especially in high grades. Be sure your coin is genuine. Counterfeits abound.

Here are some approximate catalog values for you:

1/2 GULDEN (1/2 G on reverse)
worn: $10 US dollars catalog value
average circulated: $25
well preserved: $50
fully uncirculated: $150
coins dated 1850 and 1853: multiply these values by 10

1 GULDEN (1 G on reverse)
worn: $25 US dollars catalog value
average circulated: $50
well preserved: $120
fully uncirculated: $200
coins dated 1853, multiply these values by four

2 1/2 GULDEN (2 1/2 G on reverse, 0.76 troy ounces silver)
worn: $25 US dollars catalog value
average circulated: $40
well preserved: $100
fully uncirculated: $250
coins dated 1849, 1853, 1854: $800 if well preserved
coins dated 1863: $2000 well preserved

Use our Important Terminology link to convert these catalog values to actual values.

Coin: 5163 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: elaine, Mon, 09-Aug-2010 16:23:41 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sun, 06-Jul-2014 20:12:52 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Mon, 04-Sep-2017 22:16:04 GMT
Requester description: 1872 Large Dutch coin. Front has Willem Koning III and the words, DER NED. G.H.V.L. The back says 2 1/2 G on each side of a lion wearing a small crown and carrying a sword inside a shield. Above the shield is a crown and below it on the left is a small cross. It says MUNT VAN HET KONINGRYK DER NEDERLANDEN 1872. on the edge are letters G O D * Z Y * L T *O N S
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