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Netherlands 1/2, 1, and 2 1/2 Gulden  1840 to 1849
Netherlands 1/2, 1, and 2 1/2 Gulden 1840 to 1849

Hi Elaine --

The coins in this Willem II series are somewhat more rare than the Willem III which follow. No surprise, the Willem I coins are even better!

The denomination appears on the reverse: 1/2 G, 1 G, or 2 1/2 G (G = gulden) and the values vary accordingly.

Important: These are valuable coins, especially in high grades, and are therefore strongly subject to counterfeiting. Be sure your coin is not a fake! Never buy an expensive coin from someone you do not trust implicitly.

Here are some ballpark catalog values for these grand old coins:

1/2 GULDEN
worn: $35 US dollars catalog value
average circulated: $50
well preserved: $200
fully uncirculated: $400

1 GULDEN
worn: $20 US dollars catalog value
average circulated: $80
well preserved: $180
fully uncirculated: $300
coins dated 1842: multiply these values by four
coins dated 1847 or 1848: divide these values by two

2 1/2 GULDEN
worn: $30 US dollars catalog value
average circulated: $60
well preserved: $200
fully uncirculated: $600
coins dated 1841: multiply these values by four

Remember these are catalog values. Actual values will be less. Use our Important Terminology page to convert from catalog value to actual value.

Coin: 5164 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: elaine, Mon, 09-Aug-2010 16:41:32 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sun, 06-Jul-2014 20:14:19 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Wed, 22-Jun-2016 20:53:46 GMT
Requester description: 1848 silverish coin . Has Willem Konig II facing left. Says DER NED. G.H. V. L Back says 1/2 G alongside the shield that contains the lion carrying a sword. Crown is above shield and a cross below it to the left.
Tags: netherlands 1 2 gulden dutch nederland holland nederlandsche netherland nederlandsch nederlandse nederlanden nederl neatherland nederlands holl goulden guilden silverish silver willem wilhelmina konig koenig ii der ned v shield lion sword crown cross siliver sliver argent silber slver silb willhelmina wilhelminakonngin koeni konung konigr coing koningrik koenigreich koningrujk kongung koningin koin koning koningrijk koningryk konge kongeriget koninkrijk koenigreigh koeing kongerike sheild shiled shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon shelid chevron ashield shields sworeds swordlike swords broadsword crowned tiara crwon crpwn crowns tiarra crowning tiera beard hair tiger coat arms hairdo hairline lions cougar tigers coats crests insignia crested crest creast

  

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